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Old 03-03-2012, 04:59 PM   #1
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I am currently doing a bathroom. My wife wanted a light fixture which requires a octagnal box. Currently I had a square box with a vanity strip which the builder installed probably against code on the opposite side of the stud I want to put my octagonal box on. The vent runs through this stud area in my way for my box. My question is can I re rout this in the wall with lets say 3 x 45 elbows? If so would I use a union to re attach or just a coupling and try to move it? Here's a pic. It's looks like 1 1/2".
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Old 03-03-2012, 05:49 PM   #2
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why when you can use a pancake box or a saddle box and be done like one of these in link

http://www.lowes.com/LowesProductCom...les_dollar%7C1

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You may put a set of fittings together to give you the room you need---to make things easier use one rubber Fernco fitting--that's a rubber 'boot' with two hose clamps--the other 90s or 45s can be glued fittings.

Vent pipes must be able to drain so do it in such a way that no water can get trapped in a low spot--
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