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there was a built in shower that will now be a closet. shower is going over tub where it belonged in the first place. Drain is 2" cast that comes into the side ,,horizontal inlet to side of 4" stool elbow,,,its complrcated. want to cut off discontinued drain BUT dont want stool to back up in crawl space ever,unnoticed for long time. I have tried cutting cast with a recip saw and grit blade in an easy place to work and didnt fare well. In this less than easy crawl space,,,never...... how do I get this pipe off and sealed? pry out lead at a hub, install thick cement in pipe and cap hub??? with what to cap?
 

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Rent a chain breaker--about $20.00 --you will have it cut in 5 minutes --

Use a rubber cap with a hose clamp.

It you wish to pull the pipe out of the hub,there is a rubber plug available that just pounds into the hub.
 

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I thought the chain breaker required access to get the handle 360 degrees around the pipe???right or wrong??? I can get it on two sides up and down 'some,,,but the very top and bottom I would need a VERY short handle!!!

what do they call a cap?is that in the no-hub section??

if the plug is pound in is that a fernco type?? if it doesnt fit tight can use extra rubber, like a piece of inner-tube to shim more tightly?? In past my use of fernco doughnuts were hit and miss.

thanks for replying Oh' Mike...
 

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All the work is done with the tool in one place---Just wrap the chain around the pipe---hook it into the tool head and start tightening--the chain never moves--it doesn't 'cut'--it 'pops' the pipe in two.
 
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