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Offline Dave Shooter

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Lead pipe
« on: July 09, 2018, 04:26:54 PM »
Gent had lead pipe listed for sale not too far away.  His wife wanted garage cleaned out sooner so he updated to free, and I was lucky enough to be first.

Here it is back of my truck:


Should keep me busy for awhile!
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Re: Lead pipe
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2018, 06:57:00 PM »
Like a lot of us, always the scrounger!
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Offline ssb73q

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Re: Lead pipe
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2018, 08:38:19 AM »
Hi Dave, nice find!!

I think that lead pipe is pretty pure lead good for making balls and conicals.

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Re: Lead pipe
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2018, 09:46:16 AM »
That oughta last you a while!
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Re: Lead pipe
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2018, 11:09:53 AM »
Watch for any joints just in case any sections were soldered together. The solder is of a hard alloy. If you melt a joint with the pipe, you will harden the softer pipe.

Good find. I have scrounged my fair share of the same stuff several times.