copper exhaust pipe

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copper exhaust pipe

Postby John Cederstrom » Tue May 16, 2017 1:42 pm

Will regular soldered joints hold up on an exhaust pipe or do they require silver-solder?

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Re: copper exhaust pipe

Postby cc-woodboats » Wed May 17, 2017 6:19 am

I would use silver solder on the exhaust pipe.
it is much stronger and should hold up to the heat and vibration much better than conventional solder.
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Re: copper exhaust pipe

Postby Don Danenberg » Fri May 19, 2017 6:24 pm

TIG-WELD Copper is necessary and not all that difficult.
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Re: copper exhaust pipe

Postby island time » Fri May 19, 2017 7:08 pm

Don I would agree that tig is best and probably better looking too depending on who does it but to answer the question directly, regular old lead solder works just fine.
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