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    Why are U bends used?

    What is there advantage over a gradual bend in the pipe?

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    to stop smells coming back up from the drains

    When do you mean? Sink, Toilet, somewhere else.

    A U bend under a sink or toilet provides are area for water to gather (in the base of the "U") so that gases and smells do not come back up the pipe from outside.

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    Original Poster

    Wow, I feel so stupid now. Thats pretty clever.

    To catch your gold chain when you drop it down the sink.

    greg_68

    To catch your gold chain when you drop it down the sink.



    I wear a phat rope chain like RUN DMC used to, so no worries for me there.

    thesaint

    I wear a phat rope chain like RUN DMC used to, so no worries for me there.



    I take it you do wash don't you? http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/giggle1.gif
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