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by hefyjefy
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Recommended pipe size?
Replies: 5
Views: 2544

Re: Recommended pipe size?

OK many thanks for all the info! The fog is starting to clear regarding fitting sizes, the tube v pipe thing explains why I was having problems understanding the way fittings are described.
Geoff
by hefyjefy
Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Recommended pipe size?
Replies: 5
Views: 2544

Re: Recommended pipe size?

Thank you James,
I had not even thought about the difference between pipe and tube, can you explain? Happy to take your advice and go with tube, I am in the US (California). I only have a rather motley selection of taps and dies right now so looking to purchase something.
Geoff
by hefyjefy
Wed Apr 21, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Recommended pipe size?
Replies: 5
Views: 2544

Recommended pipe size?

Hello everyone, I am not a complete newbie at this and have built a couple of successful small steam engines and a very small boiler. However I am planning on another somewhat larger boiler to run future engines so I am having to get serious about pipe sizes and fittings. The boiler is a 3" dia upri...