Re: construction pipes

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Al Brown wrote:
Referring back to Tony's comment: to be loaded through the side door of a boxcar, I'd think the pipe couldn't be much over half the length of the car.
The pipe sections in the photo look to be about six feet long. The manufacture of VCP is nothing like iron pipe, which can be drawn or extruded to considerable lengths and then cut to the desired size.

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