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  • #31
    Re: a mystery pipe

    Originally posted by mbhydro View Post
    Does a natural gas line come anywhere near where the other end may come out, if so that could be a clue as it may have been roughed in to come up near the line for a natural gas gen set.
    I wish! I am on oil out my way. I would love to have natural gas.

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    • #32
      Re: a mystery pipe

      Now that you say there is a rope in there i'd bet its a pull rope left in there for future electric or hvac line set as was said. Was the previous owner a Ham? Maybe he had planned to pull some coax for antennas in thoere. In my last home that i had built i had a 4" conduit run from thr base of the tower into the nearest corner of the basement, only about 30 feet. I didn't want any cables strung overhead. This made for a better looking and for better survivability of the antenna system in bad weather. The tower was an 80 footer and i had hf beams, vhf and uhf beams, plus a thi-band verticle on top which brought the total height to 117 feet. Anyway, the conduit was great and it let me run additional lines for a wx station and other systems later on.
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