||03-23-2013 05:48 PM
New bath waste line doesn't leak, yet.
As you know I had to fire the orignal "contractor". Disregard all the reasons, but the last straw was that the tub he installed leaked when tested, a test he tried his best not to perform. So I hired a recommened licensed plumber.
My question is whether his work is acceptable. So far it has not leaked but then overflow pipe is way off centger and possibly already slipping down a bid. To mate it to the tub he used a really thick seal that was kind of conically shaped.
I am not postive, but believe the little drain system he cobbled together may have butted up against the underside of the tub. that lip kept the face of the overflow from mating up with the side of the tub. Ergo, the extra thick washer and the pipe had to be forced into position, whcih leaved it under stress. (He had me push up on the bottom of the P-trap from below as hard as I could, why he fastende the single bolt overhead drain cover up above.)
Perhps the two following pictures show you something. A third is an example of the tub that I shot up at the HD to illustrate the recess