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Will the big mouth fit? Images attached

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ImYoungxD
ImYoungxD Member Posts: 130
Current vent is Gorton #1 and I would like to upgrade. The vent is a bit tilted. Not sure if it affects the venting but I have no issues.
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TIA

Gsmith

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  • Fred
    Fred Member Posts: 8,542
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    Big Mouth should fit. It is a 2 part unit. You screw the bottom half of the union into the pipe opening and then you can hold the top part (the actual venting portion) in place and tighten the union onto the part that you screwed into the pipe. The entire unit does not need to turn. Flat side towards the joist and venting side out.
  • ImYoungxD
    ImYoungxD Member Posts: 130
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    @Fred that's great to hear. Thank you for the fast response.
  • gerry gill
    gerry gill Member Posts: 3,078
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    why not use a Barnes and Jones vari vent? I use them and love them.
    gwgillplumbingandheating.com
    Serving Cleveland's eastern suburbs from Cleveland Heights down to Cuyahoga Falls.

  • nicholas bonham-carter
    nicholas bonham-carter Member Posts: 8,578
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    For more head room replace the nipple and elbow with a street 90?—NBC
    New England SteamWorks
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,075
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    If the nipple would come or not, I would add a 90 with a long nipple and an another 90 with vertical riser if possible.
    IMO the more length and 90's you have the less chance of water hammer, debris and actual water hitting your new vent. You want the horizontal nipple sloped to drain back into the main pipe.
    New England SteamWorks