what kind of pipe?

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mopower440
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Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:44 pm

I have a 2000 oakwood double wide. It has the plumbing vent pipes sticking out of the roof. They are black and measure 1 1/2 I.D., what kind of pipe would this be?
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Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:01 pm

If it is true black all the way through then I would say it is ABS pipe, just make sure it is not painted white pipe which would be PVC.

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Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:40 pm

Is ABS what is normally used for these plumbing vents?

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Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:17 pm

Many of the septic pipes in Mobiles are ABS. you can also use PVC if needed, just make sure you use the proper cement.

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Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:32 am

Black is ABS which is what a lot of MH use. ABS is hard to find in my area, the box stores sell white PVC with a few 1 1/2" ABS fittings. What I started doing is just using the PVC fittings and pipe to make any repairs. I use the blue transition cement, just read the directions carefully. You can also use a rubber couple to join the two different pipes. If you do use a rubber coupler(fernco type) make sure you use the one that has the metal band the length of the coupler and not the ones with a little worm clamp on each end.


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Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:22 pm

For transitions I have used PVC pipes and glued with the "Red Label" All Purpose Glue. It is for ABS, PVC, CPVC.

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