How to easy flange, video

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How to easy flange, video

Postby woodduck » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:42 pm

Here's a vid I've done showing how to do an easy flange with soft solder and an LPG torch, YES it can be done :handgestures-thumbupleft: these flanges can be done on 2,4 and 6" pipe (maybe others aswell). They can be hard soldered of course if you prefer. You will see you only need very basic tools so pretty much anyone can have a crack at it :handgestures-thumbupleft:

I learnt how to do this from this thread of Mac's, it's well worth a read
viewtopic.php?f=41&t=76#p368

I was a bit nervous so there was a bit of shaking and rushing and rabbiting on, it wasn't my best effort of making a flange but it will give you an idea of what's involved. It's very amateurish and I was working off camera a bit but hey it's not bad for a bloke like me :laughing-rolling:

I should mention that I did put flux on the top of the flange aswell as the inside, this is important to remember I just forgot to press record.

Well here it is,

https://youtu.be/6DeVQz4WThc
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Plumby » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:45 pm

Well done on the video Mr Duck, very easy to follow and understand. One question though, where would we find the hose and tip that you used for the gas bottle? Can you get them from Bunnings or some place like that?
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby woodduck » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:59 pm

I believe bunnings does sell them, I bought my bigger tip from there.
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Stonemaker1 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:50 pm

@woodduck you have done a magic job on shooting video, it's so much better to learn from apposed to reading pages & pages, like the old saying goes "it's worth a thousand words". I always wondered how you guys make that bevelled lip that sits in the triclamp...,& you made it look so easy :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby prawnz » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:25 am

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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Psykamaholik » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:02 am

Top job on the video! cheers for sharing :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby ThePaterPiper » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:54 pm

:text-+1: Great vid. I am on the lookout for one of those bits of kit now. Are they the same as used for a foundry?
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Professor Green » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:03 pm

Top notch video woodduck. :handgestures-thumbupleft:

Cheers,
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Fishleg » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:48 pm

Nice work woody :handgestures-thumbupleft: :handgestures-thumbupleft:

Thank you
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby woodduck » Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:40 pm

Thanks guys, hope it made sence and helps :handgestures-thumbupleft:

I'm not real sure where to get the torch from, I got mine at a garage sale. Best bet would be ebay or the local hardware/tool shop I guess. BOC might have them but probably pricey.
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby EziTasting » Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:49 pm

Nice work, Sir.

My proverbial Hat off to you! :clap: ^:)^



BTW: theres plenty of 'real-estate' on your back for some gratuitous advertising! There must be a way to market that space ... :D
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby woodduck » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:08 pm

If you recon there's plenty of room there you should see the front :laughing-rolling: :laughing-rolling: I was gonna see if "Fig Newtons" was keen :laughing-rolling: :laughing-rolling: :laughing-rolling:
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby EziTasting » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:32 pm

:text-lol:

sometimes I'd like a "LIKE" button ... just for times like this! :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Lowie » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:39 pm

Nice one Woody. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Lowie » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:40 pm

EziTasting wrote::text-lol:

sometimes I'd like a "LIKE" button ... just for times like this! :handgestures-thumbupleft:


Let's not go there mate...
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Hefty » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:41 pm

Love it! Thanks for a great vid.
One question though:
Can you soft solder the flange ring instead of hard soldering it? Or will it melt and come open when you go to soft solder it onto the pipe?
I wasn't sure if beating it flat would take any internal spring/tension out of it or not.

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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby woodduck » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:52 pm

Nah can't soft solder the ring unfortunately mate. It will just brake. You should be able to hard solder it with most tourches though because the 1/4" is small enough to get red hot.
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby Rum Cat » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:13 am

Awesome informative video. Thanks very much. :clap: :clap:
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Re: How to easy flange, video

Postby woodduck » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:25 am

I have another vid on building a shotty in the site donor area if your interested. Just hit the donate button down the bottom and you'll get access to it :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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