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Unread postAuthor: TwitchTheAussie » Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:36 am

Well on my late night travel home from work I noticed some sch80 pipe laying on the wrong side of a construction fence. Then I noticed an offcut about 2 feet long. Needless to say I "borowed indefinitely" the pipe for my now advanced combustion. Its 600mmx150mm. Unfortunately theres gonna be some DWV involved :cry: . Just thought I'd let ya's know about my "discounted" hardware and to look for an advanced combustion in the near future.

No problems with discounts are there? :wink:
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:50 am

Go ask the guy who paid for it, then come back and let us know.
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Unread postAuthor: Carlman » Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:54 am

absolutely no prob with discounts if they are stupid to put it on the 'wrong' side of the fence then its there for the taking lol
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Unread postAuthor: TurboSuper » Fri Dec 28, 2007 8:51 am

Either that or they wanted to throw it out anyways, I don't think small sections of pipe are as useful in construction as they are in spudguns.
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Unread postAuthor: Hubb » Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:08 am

TurboSuper wrote:Either that or they wanted to throw it out anyways, I don't think small sections of pipe are as useful in construction as they are in spudguns.


It may not hurt to ask the guys if they have any more scrap pieces. You'll be suprised what you'll score (and it's legal).
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:15 pm

I've found that there is alot of pressure rated pipe on powerpoles, they use them to bundle all the wires going up the pole into one pipe.

If you see one getting taken down to be put underground (run the wires underground) ask if you can have the pipe that goes with it.

i've seen the pipe as small as 1/2" and as big as 3" :shock:
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Unread postAuthor: PVC Arsenal 17 » Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:25 pm

Carlman wrote:absolutely no prob with discounts if they are stupid to put it on the 'wrong' side of the fence then its there for the taking lol


YES! Always exploit stupidity.
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:37 pm

I've taken up a new hobby, fortune telling.

Twitch 5 years from now: His honorable Judge James J. Dynomite residing. Will the defendent Twitch(what ever your real name is) stand up. You have been charged with the crime of peddy theft. How do you plede?
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Unread postAuthor: rna_duelers » Sat Dec 29, 2007 12:57 am

That pipe MrCrowely is conduit and it often has a thicker wall then pressure rated piping to equivalent size because they don't want any nasty arcking electricity to escape out through the side,and it's not compatable with PN fittings.But there is one size of the pipe that is a perfect fit for marbles,it requires a ram rod get them down the barrel.

Good score twitch,can't say I have ever seen Sch80 here in Aus though,are you sure it's Sch80?
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sat Dec 29, 2007 2:30 am

rna_duelers wrote:That pipe MrCrowely is conduit and it often has a thicker wall then pressure rated piping to equivalent size because they don't want any nasty arcking electricity to escape out through the side,and it's not compatable with PN fittings.But there is one size of the pipe that is a perfect fit for marbles,it requires a ram rod get them down the barrel.


Nah it's PN10, 12 and sometimes 18.

Trust me I know my pipe and it isn't conduit. It also has 'pressure rated' or something on the pipe which isn't that common but it does have a PN rating and my old school where I work every now and then also uses pipe for similar applications and it's exactly the same as the powerpole stuff and has a PN rating, and it's compatable with pressure fittings because it is pressure pipe.

Most of the pipe on powerpoles are conduit, but where I live most poles have at least 15mm pressure pipe and usually 40mm or 50mm as well. but I did see some 80mm.

Trust me it's the same stuff you find at plubming merchants.

I do know my pipe very well and I never fully rely on 'eyeing' up a piece of pipe for it's rating, if it's rated it will say so on the pipe.

Just try not to question my pipe knowledge in the future unless I really have made a mistake, I always read what's on the pipe, the pipe knows all.
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Unread postAuthor: TwitchTheAussie » Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:21 am

jrrdw wrote: You have been charged with the crime of peddy theft. How do you plede?


I plead that I am innocent. Its petty that the council is missing 2 feet of bloody pipe thats been thrown away. :P

Good score twitch,can't say I have ever seen Sch80 here in Aus though,are you sure it's Sch80?


Im pretty sure. Its got sch80 pvc on the side and despite my isolation I have acces to sch80 from 15mm up to 2 inches. No solenoid valves tho :cry:
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:45 am

TwitchTheAussie wrote:
jrrdw wrote: You have been charged with the crime of peddy theft. How do you plede?


I plead that I am innocent. Its petty that the council is missing 2 feet of bloody pipe thats been thrown away. :P

Good score twitch,can't say I have ever seen Sch80 here in Aus though,are you sure it's Sch80?


Im pretty sure. Its got sch80 pvc on the side and despite my isolation I have acces to sch80 from 15mm up to 2 inches. No solenoid valves tho :cry:


"I plead that I am innocent. Its petty that the council is missing 2 feet of bloody pipe thats been thrown away" :shock: Twitch, Twitch.....Twitch.

You gave yourself up :shock: , well i'm not really shocked, I just like the look on smilies face, lol.

Here in the USA, perjury (lieing under oath in the court of law), you can be fined up to $100,000 dollars and up to 2 years incarceration.

Do you wish to change your plea?
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sun Dec 30, 2007 1:47 pm

I wouldn't be surprised if it's really Scho80, my Dads old Mitre10 store stocked Sch40 fittings.

I think they were left over from when it was an ITM so that Sch80 could be old, back when we used to import from the US I think.
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