Installing a Gas Dryer

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    hornetd

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    I will be wrestling with the snap tubing which will be used to vent a dryer.
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    Running the black steel piping to supply the gas turned out to be easier for me than assembling this tubing.

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    I needed 4 lengths for mine and the guy helping me I asked him to snap it together so I could buy it. They had about 20 pieces in stock and after he mangled 15 of them beyond use I grabbed 4 and took them home and did them myself.


    The trick is to make them oval shape and then even slightly heart shaped at the joint. Once you get them locked I take pliers and crimp each end a little. Then round them back up. I used aluminum tape on the joints.


    The dryer stuff isn’t as bad as the water heater exhaust steel stuff.


    Good luck.
     
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    Thanks for the tip about crimping the ends. That will really help. I was about to resort to pop rivets.

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