I just dimpled a copper supply pipe with a screw while hanging durock.
The pinhole does not leak, but I want to put some solder in it. Do I
need to flux the pinhole as I would a regular joint or should I just
clean the copper, heat the pinhole, and melt a bit of copper in it?
if pipe is full of water, I think it is near imposible to solder.
I understand there is some sort of epoxy for that. If there is no leak,
maybe there is no hole made. Do you have a water meter? No sign of
meter needle moving when water is not used? On my meter, if there is a
leak however samll it is, detector needle starts carwling slowly.
Simple job. Could prrobably be done while averybody here is talking
Drain pipe and stick a bit of soldering on the alleged hole!
If someone has to ask how to solder pipe then get somebody else to do
If it's too seriously damaged cut pipe (that will help drain it) cut
out half an inch or so and rejoin using a soldered copper coupling.
If not wanting to solder use 'compression' fitting!
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