Originally Posted by wibass
Does anyone have any experience in cutting a 20 year old hub type soil pipe9 cast iron) to do a repair. This pipe is below grade in a house built in the early 1980's. I've been told to use a chain type cutter but it might crack the pipe? I cannot get down there with a grinder but I can with a sawzall but I don't know what bale to use? Thanks
Carbide grit blade. Cut the pipe, not the fitting. If you cut into the fitting, it will take you all day and a lot of blades. 4" cast, I can cut it in about a minute or so. Chain cutter (aka snap cutter) works well too.