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I Don’t “change the plumbing system“ anymore. Copper to PVC DWV is a b!tch!
What? Just use a shielded coupling designed for it or just put a regular fernco or no-hub connector on the fitting instead of the pipe.
 
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They make no hubs sized for copper. Been a minute but I believe 1 1/2 copper is the same of as 1 1/4 pvc.

Not very many crawls and no basements down here. If I'm breaking out a slab or opening a wall I'm taking out all the copper and coming directly off the cast with pvc. Up there I would play it by ear.
 

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I Don’t “change the plumbing system“ anymore. Copper to PVC DWV is a b!tch!
I totally agree with you on that...
I dont even know where I would begin to tear out a second floor system
going to 2 bathrooms and re-pipe the whole mess in pvc...
I guess Wear a haz mat suit and get going with a sawzall
and tell the people to go live at a Holiday Inn for a week....I guess
 

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I totally agree with you on that...
I dont even know where I would begin to tear out a second floor system
going to 2 bathrooms and re-pipe the whole mess in pvc...
I guess Wear a haz mat suit and get going with a sawzall
and tell the people to go live at a Holiday Inn for a week....I guess
Lol! I can’t tell you how many I’ve done. And, yes, I’ve modified a fitting or three. PITFA, every single one.
 
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