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45661Re: copper water heater

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  • phenol90
    Aug 6, 2009
      Hey Justin,

      Did you ever get around to doing anything with that hot water copper tank of yours?

      I'm thinking about a similar project.

      Cheers,

      J.

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, justin webster <mail@...> wrote:
      >
      > thanks guys,
      > sounds like it's worth a shot and a bit of fun too.
      > I already have the gear to cut it open, strip it back and re-solder
      > so it's probably do-able.
      > I'll let you know what I find (when I get round to it).
      > cheers,
      > justin
      >
      > On 2/05/2008, at 10:01 PM, jamesonbeam1 wrote:
      >
      > > Good Point Billy,
      > >
      > > But try almost 50 years old (this is 2008 right? :):).
      > >
      > > Vino es Veritas,
      > > Jim.
      > >
      > > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "billy.turf" <billy.turf@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I wonder, If lead is sooo good a leaching, then wouldn't it already
      > > > be pretty much all gone out of a 30yr old water heater? Everything
      > > > you would add would be without lead of course, but just how much
      > > > solder would be used in such an old heater? The amount of
      > > leaching is
      > > > going to be proportional to the amount of time that it sits in there
      > > > too... that's not gonna be a long time.
      > > ____snip____
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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