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  1. Craig Blick

    Craig Blick New Member

    Hi new to this forum I'm a plasterer by trade so go easy on me lol...
    In the middle of refurbing our bathroom and ive bought a chrome towel rad...existing pipe centers are 670mm . new rad pipe centers are 555mm... would i be best to bend pipes to fit new rad or fit elbows and extra 15mm to bring centers in. Any advice much appreciated thanks.

    P.s I've already tiled so no chance of moving pipes under floor
     
  2. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Do some nice little sets either in chrome copper or just plane copper
     
  3. Craig Blick

    Craig Blick New Member

    Hi cheers for reply... what do you mean by "sets" ?
     
  4. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    These

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  5. Craig Blick

    Craig Blick New Member

    Ah gotcha cheers for that will post some pics of my efforts when done thank you
     
  6. kris

    kris Trusted Plumber GSR

    Id always where possible lift floors and alter the pipes so straight up into new TR,,,, (if poss )
     
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  7. Matchless.plumb

    Matchless.plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    I also think it would have been too short for bending two 90 bends. But as mentioned from @kris@kris its much better way of lifting floor boards and alter the pipes it will look much more neat
     
  8. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    I'm guessing concrete floor and he's tiled it so no chance
     
  9. Matchless.plumb

    Matchless.plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    Maybe not . he hasn't even mentioned it yet... so very possible to lift the floor . especially when doing a refurb as mentioned earlier.
     
  10. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Already has last sentence in ops question

    "P.s I've already tiled so no chance of moving pipes under floor"
     
  11. Matchless.plumb

    Matchless.plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    I'd still lift few tiles to make it right, if it's were me. But everybody has a different way of solving issues. I mean it doesn't look as bad with those sets but should be done as you mentioned in chrome copper
     
  12. Craig Blick

    Craig Blick New Member

    No chance of lifting tiles as they are black quartz starlite and cost me £78 per square meter lol... ill do chrome sets hopefully wont look too bad
     
  13. Harvest Fields

    Harvest Fields Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    how about a wider rad. Is that possible?
     
  14. Craig Blick

    Craig Blick New Member

    Nearest i can find inside budget is the one with 555mm centers unfortunately...id have been happy painting the old one but her indoors must have chrome lol
     
  15. Harvest Fields

    Harvest Fields Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Is it a towel rail?
     
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