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  • i'd say nip it down to a wood yard and ask them to zip it through on their table saw. takes seconds and you dont have to clear up the dust!! sounds like a good solution though, interested to see the outcome!

  • ^ I suggested that exact approach - we'd done it before with another door. Mal was sooking about having to bus over there and wanted to buy a saw.

  • i can go with that. any excuse to buy a loud saw!

  • That link doesn't work Mr IT Guru, also I'm still more west according to your ausmaptypething.

  • Although I could get used to the southern hemisphere weather.

  • hippy, centre:

  • Another question.. about this mess.. what's the extra pipe for on the right? A vent? Some stupid overflow design, some left over piping from another sink?

    http://i52.twitgoo.com/21m7m82.jpg

    Could I remove it and just put an elbow pipe where the lower grey T piece is?

  • ^ That's usually the sort of thing you'd place a dishwasher/washing machine waste into.

    (i have a saw you can borrow, but am se22 :)

  • Just remove it and see what happens.

  • Another question.. about this mess.. what's the extra pipe for on the right? A vent? Some stupid overflow design, some left over piping from another sink?

    http://i52.twitgoo.com/21m7m82.jpg

    Could I remove it and just put an elbow pipe where the lower grey T piece is?

    Yes, you can.
    Unless you're some anal pipe freak i'd just leave it, no one will see it... ;-)

  • analpipefreak .... has a certain ring to it, no?

  • Analpiping.

    Mal said it was leaking. I can't see any point to having the thing on the right so if we just swapped in an elbow piece there'd be less chance of analpipeleakage.

  • stick some kitchen tissue under to check if it really is leaking. (shows up easy on tissue, blotting kind of thing) If so, yeah just cut the crap out and replace with clean elbow.
    Analelbowpipefitting

  • Yes. Or just cap them.
    Attach the waste to the wall too.

    We already haz elbow piece.

    Attach what to what?

  • stick some kitchen tissue under to check if it really is leaking. (shows up easy on tissue, blotting kind of thing) If so, yeah just cut the crap out and replace with clean elbow.
    Analelbowpipefitting

    It was definitely leaking so elbow swap it is.

  • Attach the pipe to the wall.

    You mean the stickbodge(tm) they were using isn't good enough? :)

  • Cool. Will do.

  • Hippy, age 8 and 3/4 with the family band-saw in Mildura:

  • If this has not been resolved yet...
    I have a circular saw in NW10 with trestle table etc.
    PM me for details if needed
    (fuckin love Mildura band saw ^ )

  • Circ saw will need quite a sharp, not used blade.

    Angle grinder :)

  • Another question.. about this mess.. what's the extra pipe for on the right? A vent? [URL="http://"][/URL]

    I think someone has gone to the trouble of putting it there as a vent.

    It probably speeds up the draining of the sink or stops gurgling noises.

    It looks like someone has stuck a load of clag round it to try and stop a leak.

    Might be worth cleaning it all up and replacing it as is. maybe also replace the white 'T' on the right with a grey one the same as it joins on to.Also that small piece of pipe to the left of it.

  • You could be right above the vent thing - this is what I'm trying to ascertain. Stupid pumbing.

    Colour matching the pipes though?

  • The S-Bend with waste connector looks newer than the open ended 'vent' part.
    Leads me to think that it was where the old wast pipe sat in the top pf the open pipe.
    Unsure as to why it would have been left there after installing a new waste section
    *notaplumber

  • It shouldn't be there and is probably causing a stink.
    It's not a vent, it's probably an additional outlet for a waste disposal or another appliance if there was something like that before.

    Whatever, it's a bodge and needs changing. Use solvent weld fittings and do it proper like.

  • Pardon me for intruding, but if He's cutting a cupboard door in half, what use are a vice and a tenon saw? :]

    Tenon saw - straight cut

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