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Old 01-01-2006, 02:32 PM  
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Default Cutting exposed PVC pipe conduit

What should I use when cutting exposed PVC pipe conduit that is buried in a ditch ?


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Old 01-02-2006, 04:30 AM  
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you can use a cotton string instead of a hacksaw or a hand saw. Wrap the string (such as the kind contractors use for form lines) half-way around the conduit and see-saw the ends. The friction will cut the PVC cleanly as quickly as a hacksaw and does not require the space. Nylon string will not work because nylon and the PVC melt together.
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What is in the pipe? You said conduit. If there are wires in the pipe you better talk to a sparky first.
(sparky = electrician)
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