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By RPM
#5024
TURNPIN wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 5:22 pm
RPM wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 5:11 pm
I did with solvent weld cement which I guess the first monkey ran out of.
I take it you renewed the offending pipework with new then ?....regards Turnpin :D
The pipe and the fitting were correct just the way the two were joined using PTFE tape mate.
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By REDSAW
#5026
ive done it before when the diferent makes of pushfit as long as the pipes a tad too small, sometimes as a engineer bodge lol.
even seen silicone used to glue solvent pipe together or not glued at all on condense pipes and overflows :o ;)
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By REDSAW
#5030
came accross a new build/2nd owner about 5 years old.
she just moved in and wanted the dishwasher plumbing in 1&1/2 m away from allocated position on a return wall.

did the new run andd the connecting joint leaked as pipe was not compatible so bunged on a compression waste, sorted!!
i then took a look down back of units and saw the next joint down was leaking!! :o

long story short 4 lengths of waste with 4-5 joints had all diffrent pipe makes. when i took them all out and looked at them i was dumbfounded the 'builders' had used so many off-cuts and just slapped them in. poor woman from a £70 job ended up £240 lighter & kitchen re-fit before the kettle got unpacked :lol: :lol:
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