Thread: Straight pipes?
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:42 AM   #38
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Originally Posted by Jack E/NJ View Post
mirage>>>What do you mean by black pipe? Like for natural gas plumbing in buildings? And if so what the hell does that weigh? >>>That iron pipe must weigh a ton! >>>

Nah. 1-1/2" diameter gas pipe is less than 3-lbs per foot. Throw in a few pounds worth of elbows & unions and it's still not much. I suppose if you thought your flathead might sound and breathe better with 4" thickwall sewer pipe, that might get you up a quarter ton or so. 8^)

Jack E/NJ
I'm a plumber and I'd like to see pictures of that.
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