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    Re: Replacing tub with shower- drain issue?

    Originally posted by rjniles View Post
    OP here with a further update:

    Tub is out. Pretty easy- fiberglass tub meets saws-all. Here is the kicker, my fears were unfounded. 1.5" trap was feeding into a 2' drain. I will cut out the trap, relocate to the center of the opening and install a new 2" trap. Minor amount of concrete to bust up.

    Thanks for all the support.
    It seems like things are going your way, that's great!

    If you are not using a prefab base / shower pan then you might want to install an adjustable shower drain that uses a heavy duty strainer instead of one of the cheap stamped strainers. They cost a little more, but I believe offer a better long term experience. These heavy duty strainers also come in various finishes to match your shower trim if you're interested.

    Good luck.
    Time flies like an arrow.

    Fruit flies like a banana.

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