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I got a blockage in my soil pipe from throwing down a bunch of stuff I shouldn't have for shits and giggles. Now I gotta unblock this fucker because I haven't had a working toilet for nearly 3 years and pissing in a bucket and pouring it in the garden is tiresome and starting to smell. The poop isn't really a problem cause I can just shit into a bag and put it into the council dog poo bins.

Anyway how do I cut a hole into this 1930s cast iron soil pipe like pic related? I need a hole big enough to put some drain rods through and push the blockage out. I know the blockage is somewhere near the bottom where the pipe bends and enters the sewer. I've tried blasting it from the bottom with the garden hose but it ain't shifting.

Before you ask I already tried removing the toilet and rodding from there but it didn't work. I also tried pouring one shot acid drain cleaner down but even after three bottles nothing happened. Obviously I will wear gloves and goggles when drilling the hole since a backlog of years old piss and hydrochloric acid will come spurting out.

>> No.1696265
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>> No.1696266

Kill yourself

>> No.1696275

>>1696258

The cool thing about living in england is you get to live in cool old buildings hundreds of years old. The only downside is that you're living in a building hundreds of years old.

Just dump the chamber pot out the window, like they used to.

>> No.1696312

>>1696258
Rajeesh, don't you know you need a license to plumb?

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What the fuck

>> No.1696372

>>1696258
Just vacuum out like three turds and three pisses then you can use a toilet like a normal person once per day

>> No.1696379
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OP here, since there are no helpful answers yet I will explain a bit more about the situation. I removed the toilet to rod the drain directly but it didn't work. For a while I was pissing into a jug and then pouring it down the hole which worked quite well, but then it started overflowing. I tried drain cleaner and acids but nothing worked.

I need to drill a hole into the pipe outside and rod it from below. I have a mains hammer drill but no chuck key. I tried drilling the pipe with a regular drill bit but I didn't get very far.

What kind of drill attachment do I need to drill a hole large enough to put a golf ball in? I'm not going to put a golf ball in, just to give it a size. THanks

>> No.1696380

>>1696372
>he takes only one shit per day

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1696384

Here's the hole I've managed to drill so far. When I finally got through a pipefull of pisswater came shooting out, which tells me the blockage is below the hole.

Can someone please tell me how to drill a bigger hole large enough to put professional drain rods through?

>> No.1696390

>>1696384
Jesus Christ, just take a sawzall with a CI blade and cut that chunk of pipe out, you already wrecked it, then slap in a piece of PVC and connect to the CI with two ferncos.

>> No.1696393

>>1696384
you are an absolute moron.

>> No.1696394

>>1696390
How have I wrecked it? I can just plug the hole back up

If I cut it in half I'm worried the weight of the pipe might make it fall off the wall, since nothing will be holding it up

>> No.1696401

>>1696394
You need to call a pipe cleaning service with a high pressure water unclogging snake. Stop being a retard right now.

My god there is no hope for humanity is there. And you waited three years to fix this.

>> No.1696409

You're clearly not capable of basic hygiene so what makes you think you're capable of plumbing/drainage works. Fucking incel call a professional

>> No.1696410

>>1696394
Call a professional because you already fucked it up you shit-wit.

>> No.1696413

>>1696394
>plugging the hole
>the hole

Dude it looks like a Saudi just flew your stack into the pentagon what the fuck are you talking about

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>>1696413
What are you talking about, the hole is tiny? See picture.

>> No.1696418

>>1696414
You’re right, I didn’t see that at first glance. You should drill it out bigger and make a glory hole.

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1696447

OP here. This is what my teeth look like.

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OP what the fuck did you flush down tue toilet that would cause a clog like that?

>> No.1696487

>>1696258
Professional plumber here. Use an angle grinder to make the hole maybe 2 1/2 inches around. Then get a fernco band and cut it on one side . Use silicone around the hole you've made and slap that fernco on it then call it a day. Good luck with lame push rods. Call someone with a power rodder

>> No.1696508

>>1696414
optical illusion, shadows around that peeled paint makes it look like the hole you drilled is on the opposite side of the pipe, with us looking from the inside
Makes it look like the whole unpainted part is a piece of pipe broken out, and we are looking inside

>> No.1696517

>>1696508
Holy shit you’re right, I thought this guy was just fucking with us.

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>>1696394
>I can just plug the hole back up

>> No.1696555

>>1696394
I'm assuming you're some sort of African refugee and this is your first experience both with indoor plumbing and basic physics?
And if this is a troll, bravo. It's a work of art.

>> No.1696586

>>1696413
Tbh, he could probably solder the hole closed, but considering his non-existent plumbing skills, I wouldn't trust him near welding equipment.

>> No.1696591

>>1696266
Underrated!

>> No.1696619

>>1696258
pretty much everyone is fucking with u but I had the same thing happen! I even drilled a stupid little hole like you in the basement where the drain entered the ground. What I ended up doing was sealing off all the upstairs plumbing and used an air compressor on the small hole after letting the water run until it was coming out the hole. This pressure popped the poop/grease/dirt blockage right into the sewer

>> No.1696657

>>1696380
You need medical help if youre shotting more than once a day bud

>> No.1696663

>have problem with soil pipe
>call my insurance
>they arrange for someone to come over and fix it

It's not hard

>> No.1696685

>>1696619
Good idea, thanks very much for this

>> No.1697007

>>1696685
just be careful man some old cast is paper thin and can easily burst

>> No.1697023

>>1696663
>>they arrange for someone to come over and fix it
>It's not hard
It sure isn't when someone else is doing the dirty work

>> No.1697027

>>1696685
Agree that most of the replies here are just screwing with you OP.

But if the weight of gallons of piss and shit wouldn't break up the clog, I don't see how your home air compressor would make a difference. Now that you've cut a hole in the pipe, just buy or borrow the longest plumbing snake you can and see if you can't root the problem out.

>> No.1697105

>>1696663
Insurance typically doesn’t cover that.

>> No.1697334

>>1696258
3 bottles liquid fire. Wait 1.5 minutes. Dump metric fuckloads of hot water until you are bores

>> No.1698026

>>1696517
>implying he isn't

>> No.1698030

>>1697023
That's why you have insurance. Why have a dog and bark yourself?

>> No.1698041

do not include me in the screencap you rebbit faggots.

>> No.1698525

>>1696394
You haven't fucked up. Soil pipe isn't high pressure so a piece of rubber would be fine to bung that hole. Even a tapered hardwood plug hammered in would stop it leaking. I would hammer in a hardwood bung, cut end of bung off and sand flush. Then prep the steel and epoxy a small square of pvc wastepipe over.

>> No.1698548

Why have I not seen any singular mention of a fucking snake

>> No.1698695

>>1698548
The OP already tried it.

>> No.1699697

Flex tape, 100 psi and about 10 minutes

>> No.1699805

>>1696258
use a hole saw its a drill bit attachment they come in all sizes

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