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Gas gas line install

NOBS
NOBS Member Posts: 7
I ran 70ft of 1" galvanized pipe.
I performed an 15# pressure test overnight and the pressure did not drop. . I decided to let it go another day and it dropped 1 pound. Should i be concerned?

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  • Bob Bona_4
    Bob Bona_4 Member Posts: 2,083
    Make sure you're not just seeing a slight drop from ambient temp changes. Watch it longer to get a baseline.
  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 3,985
    15# ? I know some inspectors here in H that will fail you for that high. Standard is 3psi.
  • j a_2
    j a_2 Member Posts: 1,796
    Is Galvy pipe OK in your area? Your local.gas code book has all the answers....Post it and we can help him
  • KC_Jones
    KC_Jones Member Posts: 5,081
    j a said:

    Is Galvy pipe OK in your area?

    I thought the same thing. Galvanized wouldn't fly in my area.
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  • jonny88
    jonny88 Member Posts: 1,139
    We have to use galv outside bbq generators etc.We do a 3# test for 30 mins.I would not be worried in your case.