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I've got an ABS P Trap. I cannot get one of the threaded pieces to unscrew by hand and I'm worried that if I use something like a pipe wrench it'll bust. Any tips?

My P Trap looks like this and its the centre piece that won't unturn:



I looked with a flashlight and I don't think someone "accidentally" cemented it.
 

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In Canada ABS is used everywhere, easy to find.

It's on a single draining bathroom sink that is clogged up as well as someone dropped a 8" long stick down that I cannot remove without taking the trap off.
 

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I'm sorry about the mis-informative post. I was repeating what my local Home Depot told me. They had said they stopped stocking it 5 years ago. I thought they stopped as a franchise and not a local thing.
 

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If you have no problem getting those materials.. It should be no big deal if it breaks.. It's probably not glued just tight. But , you never know what someone might do
 

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Thanks all. I got it off. The bigger problem was the 4 year old rusted drain pipe that snapped off the flange after I removed the P trap! Can't believe the quality these days. This was my first sink job, I found it to be alot like a garden hose. You fix the leak in one spot, and three others pop up. I torqued everything down, used pipe dope on the threads, and I was getting small leaks from certain spots. I looked at the other drains in the house and they were all siliconed around EVERY possible spot it could leak. I did the same, and problem solved. I don't care much for plumbing as a slight turn here and there or a dab of this can be all it takes to slowly flood your floor and the 24 hour drying period to see if things leak sucks! Practice makes perfect I guess?
 
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