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I have a 1960's house. I am renovating a bathroom, removing bathtub and putting in shower. I will be using Schluter Kerdi-Shower for conversion.

I would like to know what parts of that iron drain I need to replace with which PVC parts.

Bathtub drain

  • What does that red box say? That one piece is probably the only one you will want to keep. – JPhi1618 Jul 8 at 14:42
  • That piece is lose and turns. – Hellena Jul 8 at 14:42
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    Ok, I'm not sure what the best way to seal that pipe is, but that is going to be a part of your concern. – JPhi1618 Jul 8 at 14:43
  • What is wrong with keeping the drain at the end? Isn't it a lot of trouble to relocate the drain to the center? When the drain is relocated is a new trap installed or does one run a pipe that goes to and feeds into the existing trap? Is it simply wise to redo the drains down to the lateral in case the original trap won't last the lifetime of the new shower? – Jim Stewart Jul 8 at 16:09

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