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Old 07-29-2011, 11:31 AM  
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Hey I was wondering if someone could help me. At my house there is a big old television antenna attatched to a 12 foot galvanized pipe up aganst the house that is then cemented into the ground what do I use to get rid of ot its a 1.5 inch pipe but its up against the brick. I was also wodering if a cast iron chain cutter would bust through the galvanized pipe and if so how much do they cost to rent.

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Old 07-29-2011, 08:30 PM  
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Use a sawzall with a 6" fine tooth blade.
Cut it off flush with the cement.

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Sawzall is best but a hacksaw and an armstrong will do.
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Old 08-03-2011, 12:31 PM  
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Watch for overhead wires!
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Watch for overhead wires!

You don't want to dance with them on the other end of that pole....
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Default Abrasive wire hacksaw

If you use an abrasive hacksaw with a wire blade, you can cut right next to the concrete without worrying about messing the blade up. It'll hurt the concrete before the concrete hurts it.

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