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Old 11-09-2009, 06:06 PM   #16
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Your trap is probably backed up. You have to go under the sink and disconnect the drainpipe coming out of the bottom of the sink. You will see that that pipe connects to another. That is where the trap is. It traps hair & stuff. It will be slimy, smelly & gross. Once you remove that & rinse the pipes out thoroughly, reconnect them. Use a thin tape called 'pipe dope' around the male part that screws into the other. This prevents the connections from leaking. Your drain won't back up anymore & the smell will go away. When you do this have a bucket and a towel that you use as a rag. When you are finished & test it, turn water on slow and put bucket & towel underneath in case it leaks.
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Did you look at the photographs? The cabinet, lav, and trap have all been removed. The OP is concerned about how to re-locate the wall fitting. We are here talking about apples, while you're in left field mumbling about oranges
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Old 11-09-2009, 06:37 PM   #17
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Yup Claire is (was) a spammer from India
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Old 11-18-2009, 08:47 AM   #18
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Well, I ended up using a flexible Fernco coupling. I raised the pipe's pitch some to get the proper drop (actually more than the 1/4 drop per foot required by code). The copper drain pipe I removed was full of junk-probably due to the incorrect drop. Here's a pic of my completed work. I moved the water lines and put 1/4 turn compression valves on. I also added some GFCI outlets and put up the drywall. Taped last night. Hope to put final two coats on by this weekend, prime, texture, prime and paint.
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