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  1. JayKay70

    JayKay70 Member

    Hi all, me again..

    New bath just arrived and noticed the waste hole on the bath is:

    New bath from left edge of bath: 300mm
    Old bath from left edge of bath: 340mm

    So the waste pipe fitting will not reach, i am 40mm short.

    Any idea how i can (simplist way) extend the fitting by 40mm?

    Or is there one of these fittings that are extendable?

    I have attched a piccy of the fitting.


  2. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Trim back the pipe and use a straight coupler to join back on with a stub of pipe to get to where you want to be
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  3. JayKay70

    JayKay70 Member

    When you say trim back do you mean the long pipe (yellowish looking one)?

    Sorry i am terrible at plumbing terminology, what is a straight coupler?

    Is it one of these:

  4. snowhead

    snowhead Well-Known Member

    Yes And Yes.
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  5. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

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  6. JayKay70

    JayKay70 Member

    Many thanks all for the help/tips...making me much less nervous.

    Loving these uk-forums:)
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  7. YorkshireDave

    YorkshireDave Plumber Top Contributor!!

  8. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    It could but it looks a bit tight under there for the nuts on a compression
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  9. JayKay70

    JayKay70 Member

    Hi all, about to start fitting the new bath and noticed something, No.1 on the new bath does not reach N0.2, it's about 20mm short and there is no room for movement of the pipework as it hits the leg frame of the bath.

    Been looking around and cannot seem to find part N0.1 with a longer upwards pipe.

    Attached is a picture of what i mean (please note this is the old bath)

    Any ideas?


  10. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

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  12. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Always room if you can access the pipework even more so if the new bath isn’t in yet??
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