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xx   PIPE & TUBE

Six steps for soldering copper plumbing fittings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1980 (v.58#11) pg. F24

Two tips to prevent a torch from scorching a nearby wall when soldering plumbing.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 10

How to make good soldered joints in copper pipes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #161 Feb 1975 (v.25#2) pg. 36

Basic home plumbing: How to cut and solder copper pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #254 Dec 1984 (v.34#10) pg. 62

Basic techniques for soldering plumbing using a propone torch.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #297 Apr 1989 (v.39#4) pg. 14

Soldering copper pipe. How to get perfect leak-free plumbing joints every time.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #348 May 1994 (v.44#5) pg. 64

Common plumbing woes and how to fix them. (1) Leaking slip joints under a double sink. (2) Installing kitchen sink strainer assemblies. (3) Sewer gas odor. (4) Styles and applications of three different types of threaded joints. (5) Soldering tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #358 May 1995 (v.45#5) pg. 22

Tips for better soldering of copper pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #390 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.48#7) pg. 23

Tip: Use white bread stuffed in water lines to halt flow of water while soldering.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #8 Apr-May 1982 pg. 12

Soldering copper pipe. A veteran plumber explains the art of copper joinery.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 40

Tip: Use a wet-vac to remove water from copper pipe prior to soldering.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #35 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 14
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #36 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 4

Tips on working with lead-free solder when sweating copper pipe.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #57 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 14

Cutting and soldering copper pipe. Clean the fittings carefully and heat them completely to get neat, leak-free joints.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 86
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 4

Cautionary note about using bread in a copper pipe to stop water flow temporarily while soldering a joint.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #99 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 6

Tip on using steel wool to revitalize a wire brush used to clean the inside of copper plumbing fittings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #111 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 30

Sweat-soldering of copper tubing.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Jan-Feb 1965 (v.34#1) pg. 35

Sweating and soldering a plumbing joint.
HOME MECHANIX #686 Jun 1985 (v.81) pg. 20

Proper techniques for sweat soldering copper plumbing.
HOME MECHANIX #712 Aug 1987 (v.83) pg. 66

Tip: Use a battery terminal cleaner to scour the ends of copper pipe before sweat soldering.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1985 (v.10#3) pg. 20

How to cut, fit and sweat solder copper pipe.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1981 (v.6#4) pg. 100

Tips on stopping water flow through copper pipes long enough to effect a solder repair.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1981 (v.6#5) pg. 44

Photo illustrates a "giraffe" sculpture made from copper pipe and pipe fittings. Tips on soldering this type of sculpture.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1979 (v.68#2) pg. 30

Tip: Use wads of bread to absorbe water when making repairs to copper plumbing.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 14

Step-by-step instructions teach you how to sweat-solder copper plumbing.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1982 (v.3#1) pg. 36

Tip: Use rolled up bread to absorb the small amount of water left in a pipe to be soldered.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.13#1) pg. 20

Tip: How to protect a wall with pads of aluminum foil when resoldering pipes.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1986 (v.14#9) pg. 416

Tips on soldering plumbing using lead-free solder in place of traditional hard solders.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1991 (v.168#6) pg. 61

Working with galvanized pipe that is soldered like copper pipe.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1969 (v.195#3) pg. 153

Tip: How to test for the correct temperature of molten lead when using it to seal drainpipe connections.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1981 (v.219#4) pg. 125

Lead-free water. Plumbing with lead-free solder or solderless fittings. Some tips.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1988 (v.232#1) pg. 90

Tip on using Copper-Bond Epoxy Adhesive to glue together copper pipe fittings, instead of soldering.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1988 (v.233#4) pg. 102

Soldering copper pipe like a professional.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1987 (v.2#8) pg. 84