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06-04-19, 02:35 PM
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Posted By johninav

hauling 21 foot section of 3/4 black pipe

Want to pick up a 21' section with a jeep commander. The overhang front and rear are legal in my state, but how floppy will it be? Front section will be 2 feet past the front bumper, so that will be...
05-16-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By johninav

Had an idea about this: Expanding ceiling fan...

Had an idea about this:
Expanding ceiling fan brackets.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6JJLLdyFH0
Ditch the electrical box, and attach a hanging strap to it.
Not cheap, but minimal damage to...
05-16-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By johninav

Has the house had a repipe? Old original faucet...

Has the house had a repipe? Old original faucet outlet from abandoned plumbing?
Also, could be something pounded into the ground by kids.
Does it rotate with a pipe wrench on it? Might free it...
05-13-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By johninav

More problems to boot

The pipe inside the wall is galvanized. The run to the garage goes underground. That section is maybe 9 inches deep, and very rusty.
This operation had "mission creep" written all over it.
05-09-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By johninav

Abandoning the line.

After looking at options, I will be running a new gas line from the meter.
05-07-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By johninav

Agreed on that. This is a 1956 house. Must not...

Agreed on that.
This is a 1956 house. Must not have been the requirement then. Hope nobody died to cause the code to change.
The plan is to open up a slot for the pipe into the area beneath the...
05-05-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By johninav

The pipe is coming out of the slab where a new...

The pipe is coming out of the slab where a new doorway is. The pipe in the slab is horizontal with an elbow to go vertical. I want to remove the elbow and continue the run to connect with the pipe...
05-01-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By johninav

Guess I could run the new lineto inside the wall,...

Guess I could run the new lineto inside the wall, and connect with a section of CSST?
05-01-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By johninav

How to change path of run in black pipe with just fittings

Need help with a proposed gas pipe reroute . The attachment shows a pipe coming out of the floor which tees to another pipe in the wall.
The pipe in the slab needs to be run below floor level, and...
04-29-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By johninav

Either way, it should be. The inspector suggested...

Either way, it should be. The inspector suggested I go with 3/4" for the new run, which is the size of the meter feed into the house.
This will be for a dryer in the garage. I want to over-engineer...
04-24-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By johninav

Harbor Freight Pipe Threader no replacement dies

I got this answer back from Harbor Freight support when I asked about replacement dies for the pipe threaders #62353 and # 62354
" Thank you for contacting Harbor Freight Tools.

Unfortunately, we...
04-23-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By johninav

Probably do that. Stack another T there and leave...

Probably do that. Stack another T there and leave plug the top like the original . Thought of inserting a T in the vertical pipe to keep it out of the way, but am leery of disturbing an old line...
04-22-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By johninav

Picture of the meter

Picture included.
I thought of changing the elbow on the bottom for a T and going up the wall. It looks like there is not room to rotated it without busting open the wall for clearance.

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04-19-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By johninav

Want to add additional line to my gas meter

I need to install an additional gas line from the meter to go up the side of the house and run under roof eaves to a garage for about 20 feet. My meter has a tee above the union with a plug in the...
04-19-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By johninav

Maybe it was another kind of worm? A maggot from...

Maybe it was another kind of worm? A maggot from a decaying animal carcass in the vent line dropping in?
04-19-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By johninav

Undersink electric water heater?

An idea I have been considering:
Install a 5-10 gallon electric water heater inline with the hot water line to the bathroom. The small tank would provide instant hot water, and eventually the...
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