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holliday wrote:I can't speak for everyone but what I done was cut a small ring from my pipe and then cut a slit in it. I done that and got two small copper rings. I then slid my pipe through my stainless steel lid and put a ring on each side and soldered it with lead free solder and flux. Make sure you rough your copper with some sand paper. If you need pics let me know.
holliday wrote: Only thing is sink drains are 1.5 inches
holliday wrote:It's a bit messy but it works. Like I said I cut thin strips off ky pipe then cut em and put one on each side of the lid on the pipe then soldered
holliday wrote:Also I fluxed it all and when I soldered the top it kind of ran to the bottom helping seal the space.
just-a-sip wrote:If your taking it to the welder just have him tig weld it on. Not many welders even realize its possible but trust me it sure is. I tig welded my temp probe port straight to my column. To bad i didnt learn it was possible to do till after i was almost done.
holliday wrote:Let me know if you attempt my method and how it goes for you
thekubiaks wrote:Very clever J88.
How did you flare the ends?
Did you have to make two wood jigs, one for the coupler and one for the pipe?
Did you solder the underside of the lid as well as top to prevent leaks?
Thanks for the pictures.
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