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 Tub drain overflow
Author: ArthurPeabody (NM)

Can the piece that connects the tub drain to the tee from the overflow be too short?

I dry-fitted a bath waste kit (Jones-Stephens B01730, 'Standard 2-hole schedule 40 bath waste, full kit, PVC') to a tub and the piece that connects the drain to the tee seems a bit short, an eighth to a quarter, but it's hard to tell. I have pipe around, can cut another piece, but don't know whether I should. The piece to connect the overflow to the tee was too long. I can imagine that, while the heights of tubs vary, the distance from the drain to the tee is constant.

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 Re: Tub drain overflow
Author: packy (MA)

yeah, of course you can adjust that piece. one thing though. check that the tapered rubber washer for the top of the overflow has the taper facing the correct direction. if its upside down it can change the location of the tee.

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 Re: Tub drain overflow
Author: ArthurPeabody (NM)

Is he thicker part is supposed to be on bottom?

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 Re: Tub drain overflow
Author: bernabeu (SC)



"Measure Twice & Cut Once" - Retired U.A. Local 1 & 638

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