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Old 06-14-2007, 06:02 PM   #1
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Hi!

I am in the process of replacing a single sink in a bathroom with two sinks located about 40 inches apart.
The current drain/vent pipe is steel in good shape, but I need to replace at least the part where the drain and vent connects to the P-pipe with a cross that goes both ways for the sinks.
I was planning on replacing this part with PVC to make it easier.
The pipe is 1.5 inches, will that be enough for the two sinks to come together at?

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Yes 1-1/2" pipe will work.

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Thank you Ron!

I'm happy that you say it will work with 1.5 inches, I read somewhere that it required 2 inches for double sinks, but this will make things much easier.
Now I just need to make sure I can get the fitting off from the Steel pipe, I have a feeling it might be really tight.
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