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Old 12/17/12, 7:40 PM
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Never ran across this one before...Comments???
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Richard that is not considered a proper trap anymore! I bet you can just smell the roses on that one.
It was obviously leaking so they turned trap up to fit the bucket in.

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Old 12/17/12, 7:48 PM
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Never seen such an array of products to accomplish simple drainage plumbing.
How many different glues did they have anyways?

Lucky the other joints did not leak. The trap was affective before the actual trap.



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Marcel they went with a Christmas theme! Complete with snow.
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that needs replaced Richard...repair by a qualified plumbing contractor nuff said...



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Old 12/17/12, 8:14 PM
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Richard that is not considered a trap anymore! I bet you can just smell the roses on that one.
It was obviously leaking so they turned trap up to fit the bucket in.

Sure it is. It will hold water before the up turn
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Old 12/17/12, 8:18 PM
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Sure it is. It will hold water before the up turn




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Old 12/17/12, 8:24 PM
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OK I should change that to a proper trap! LOL Fixed
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As John said, it will hold water, but might not function as intended.

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Old 12/17/12, 8:39 PM
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Yep, I've seen this guy (a re-habber) do no traps and S traps, but this one was his finest hour!!
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Richard that is not considered a proper trap anymore!.
Anymore? When what is ever "consider proper"?
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Missed by that much!!!!!



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Anymore? When what is ever "consider proper"?
I agree Chris, I have no idea when that was ever accepted proper.



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At one time it did have a proper trap pointing down and could easily be fixed. It does not have to have a clean out if it can be taken apart. I see this set up everyday.
I would be more concerned about the water lines then that mess as it is easy to fix where as who knows what glue they used on all the fittings.
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Wow, thanks for the explanation.



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