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Old 07-28-2012, 11:02 PM   #1
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I have a leaking tub drain. I have attached to pictures and circled in red where the leaks are coming from. The first one the leak is where the two brass pipes meet. The second one is from where it is threaded and the brass pipe is coupled to the pvc pipe. I know I will need to clean the corrosion off the pipe, but I'm trying to find the best way to fix the leaks. I want to do it right and not cut corners but if possible I'd like to fix these without removing the pipes completely. Thanks.




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Old 07-28-2012, 11:56 PM   #2
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Well if you want to do it the right way then in my opinion you would have to remove and install new.

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Dave,

As Epson points out, the only way to insure no more leaks, is to replace.
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yes replace the waste and overflow drain assy.....easy and its the best way.
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Thanks for the advice. Replacing is the route I have decided to go. The drain plug does not work anyway, so this solves two problems in one shot. Looking online at replacement drains I see they come in different sizes. Where do I need to measure my old one to ensure I get the right sizing?
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