Re: Rusted pipe
Posted by Terry Love on February 06, 1999 at 17:00:43:
In response to Re: Rusted pipe

It sounds like you are on the right track. Heating the female fitting will expand and make it easier to remove the pipe. You may need bigger pipe wrenches also. Terry


: While rehabing a pitcher pump, fitted to a
: shallow well , I've run into a real problem
: trying to remove the old 1 1/4" galvanized down pipe from the cast iron pump base.
: I've been using liquid wrench and a
: propane torch for three days. to no avail.
: The pipe is in good shape but really
: frozen to the cast iron.




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