Closing pool for first time, discovered union to the pump had been cemented in place and I needed to break the check valve to remove the pump.
The flow is: > 2 1/2" Sch 40 from pool > 180 Jandy Check Valve (slip) > Pump union > Pump.
I. Now must saw off the broken Check valve and replace. Any tools or tips on how to get the broken piece (cemented) out of the pipe so I can install
new valve? Read there was a reamer of sorts on the market, but nothing >2"
2. To make the connection on the other end of the check valve, Need a union to the pump but don't want to repeat mistake of past so, must be
able to make the Check valve connection while still being able to unscrew the slip adapter (#27-4407). I've attached a photo of broken piece.
slip adapter faces pump.
It's a tight installation, and I'm trying to avoid pipe extensions.