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JUGHNE Member Posts: 9,007
I've looked at this thing in the local cemetery my entire life. My wife gets no amusement from it. Finally, this might be the place to share this image. So, there is a reason to save short pipe lengths after all?? ;)
bill nye_3


  • nicholas bonham-carter
    nicholas bonham-carter Member Posts: 8,516
    Is it stone or metal?
    Nice design, and completely realistic, down to a little excess pipe dope spilled on it!--NBC
  • BobC
    BobC Member Posts: 5,232
    I believe that is seagull brand pipe dope.

    Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
    Vaporstat with a 12oz cut-out and 4oz cut-in
    3PSI gauge
  • nicholas bonham-carter
    nicholas bonham-carter Member Posts: 8,516
    Good one BobC!--NBC
    Were any wrench marks carved in?--NBC
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 9,007
    edited May 2015
    I looked for wrenching but 110 years may have worn them away. The wrench work might have been all on the plug ends.
    I would say the pipe has aged well, yes? Good sandhills water here. :)
    Does any one recognize the trademark on the cross fitting?

    In my 66 years I have never seen a flower on this site, so this is the most remembrance/recognition that will be given.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,447
    Some connections.
    Retired and loving it.
  • RobG
    RobG Member Posts: 1,850
    I wonder who the pipefitter in the family was, husband or son? Very cool!
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 10,397
    Someone will want propress or stainless steel. Talk about the rising cost of funerals
  • AlCorelliNY
    AlCorelliNY Member Posts: 63
    Those fittings are beautiful.
    Al Corelli

  • billtwocase
    billtwocase Member Posts: 2,385
    Nice work of art. Surprised no one has stolen and scrapped it. Sad that thieves even target grave sites