Use a cold chisel.
Excerpt from http://www.cispi.org/handbook.htm
Cast iron soil pipe may also be cut with a hammer and cold chisel. This
method of cutting is
very time consuming and should be used only if snap cutters are not
available. Again, protective
equipment, such as safety goggles, should be used. The procedure for
cutting soil pipe with a hammer
and chisel are as follows: (1) Measure the length to be cut and mark the
cut line completely
around the circumference of the pipe. (2) Place the mark to be cut on a
2 x 4 so the edge of the 2 x 4
is directly under the mark. (3) By striking the chisel with the hammer,
cut a groove following your
mark all the way around the circumference of the pipe. (4) Continue
cutting as outlined above in (3)
until the pipe is cut. This procedure may take several revolutions of
the pipe before it is cut.
| I've got a cast iron soil vent stack exposed that I'd like to replace
| of with ABS. Is there a "non-hacksaw" way to cleanly cut or break
| without some expensive tool?
| Steve Barker
sawz-all with an aggressive demo blade works every time.
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