Well, I'm embarrassed. Based on questionable advice from the Home Depot
plumbing guy (or maybe I simply misunderstood his brief instructions) I
primed my ABS pipe with Oatey Purple Primer/Cleaner. After finishing all my
work I read the very small text on the primer bottle and noticed it says it
is for PVC (I should have read the bottle at the start, but I took the guy's
instructions at face value). The bonds seem solid, but naturally now I'm
concerned because I'm ready to bury these connections under concrete. Will I
be okay, or should I start all over again?
What did you think the manufacturer was going to say? If he said it was
okay, and it failed you would sue. If he says to redo, he is protected.
Kind of a no-brainer.
Still, it is probably the correct thing to do. (I used pvc primer on cpvc 3
months ago, and so far so good; but it is all readily accessible if it
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