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Old 10-04-2012, 07:17 PM   #31
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The link I thought I posted had pictures of about 20 different setups so, I didn't really eyeball too many but I think I see what you mean Ben

trap Y to garburetor? yuk! ..call me back up...

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Old 10-04-2012, 07:25 PM   #32
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Try this one.



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Oh sure you are using that Canadian google we can't get that here...
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Wow---Plenty of wrong moves here! (site is PRO Handyman) He charges for that?
yes but in on the internet it must br true or right....
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yes but in on the internet it must br true or right....
I bet that dishwasher drains real well to......
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Even the BX is installed wrong-----
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Both of these 'helpful' disasters are from a 'how to ' site----
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that pic, of the garbage disposal one, must have been from the RedNeck How NOT To Site!! Good Learning Tool
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I like the reversed P-trap in the bottom picture---
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thanks for all of the help guys i really do appreciate it
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Ive got 2k to finish the house with, a plumber would charge double that.
Then find another plumber.
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thanks for all of the help guys i really do appreciate it
Some free advice (that I should have followed 40 years ago when I started doing DIY plumbing): wherever you get them, find a book or two and read up on how to do the job correctly. And learn what the various plumbing parts are called (sanitary tees, trap adapters, 1/4 bends, nipples, wyes, etc. etc. and what the are used for). Believe me, when you go to purchase the supplies, you will surely be confused by the huge variety of fittings that are available. As a result, you will more than likely be returning many of them.
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wow thanks for the vote of confidence there. Yeah im sure the plumbing wont go as smoothly as windows or floors, but Ive got no choice. Either i do it, or i live on the street. And your advice to "find another plumber" really wont help at all becuase most plumbers charge the same amounts. if it costs $1500 just to have a drain moved, i can imagine what he would charge to completely replumb the whole house
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most plumbers charge the same amounts. if it costs $1500 just to have a drain moved, i can imagine what he would charge to completely replumb the whole house
Wow wow wow. Wide sweeping generalization much?
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Not really generalization, just facts. My dad had to have this done in one of his rentals, and didnt want to do it himself so he got four quotes on it, and not a single one of them quoted him under $1500. And that was about ten years ago, i imagine its quite a bit higher now

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