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IM ROUGHING IN PLUMBING FOR A SHOWER TOILET AND SINK. 8 BY6 BATHROOM FROM SCRATCH CAST IRON STACK ALREADY CUT AROUND REMOVE CEMENT SHOULD THE WHOLE INCLUDING CLEAN OUT , REPLACE IT WITH PVC OR JUST CUT IN INSTALL BOOT AND MY Y IN THE CAST PIPE WEVE DUG AROUND , ITS HAD IT BETTER DAY ,WONDERING IF THE BEST WAY , REPLACE THE BOTTOM OF THE STACK FROM JUST ABOVE CLEAN-OUT DOWN TO COUPLE FEET UNDER THE CEMENT WHERE CAST IS IN ROUGH SHAPE . ATTACHING CAST TO PVC IS THERE A PROBLEM , JUST THE RIGHT BONDIND PRODUCT AND FITTINGS. SORRY IF YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT IM TRYING TO EXPLAIN .THANKS

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Always replace cast iron if its not a problem to do so, especially if it looks rough or is leaking or rusting. there are simple special black neoprene boots used to connect cast iron to pvc and do not require anything but a screwdriver, no slovents or sealers are required. always check for leaks if you make an underground connection before you cement the spot back up. its better to use gravel to fill this area in if your particular situation will allow.

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