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Old 03-29-2007, 10:07 AM   #1
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Would appreciate people's thoughts: L vs M thickness copper pipe in a new construction house - should I stress over the fact that the plumbing sub used the thinner pipe?

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I'm not a pro plumber, but it is O.K. in most places to use Type M (thinner) copper pipe on the interior rather than Type L (thicker wall).
Type K (thickest) is usually used outside and underground.
With the cost of copper these days, you're probably better off due to the cost difference (although I'm not sure what it is).
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