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How to replace 90 bend with a T in galvanized steel?

Posted by natureboy8888 (My Page) on
Fri, May 14, 10 at 13:48

Okay, so I have a 90 degree bend in my galvanized plumbing. I'd like to replace that with a T and branch a new line from there. I can't unscrew one pipe because it would just tighten at the other end, right? And if I can just magically remove the 90 bend (saw through it?), I'd have the same problem screwing the pipes back into a T, right? I'm not interested in replacing the whole run with copper.

What's the easiest way to do this?


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RE: How to replace 90 bend with a T in galvanized steel?

Cut it and unthread back to the nearest fitting and use pipe/nipples along with a union to reassemble


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RE: How to replace 90 bend with a T in galvanized steel?

How old is the galvanized?

I would remove as much of the galvanized as needed and replace it with something else.


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