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If i turn the gas supply off can i cut the 1" pipe with a sawzall?
there would still be gas in the pipe.
 

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If i turn the gas supply off can i cut the 1" pipe with a sawzall?
there would still be gas in the pipe.
You will not get an explosion....the gas in the pipe does not have oxygen...so the only thing that can burn is any gas that leaks out...but it will be such a small amount that I would be surprised if you got any flame at all....and if you did....it would be real short lived....

I did just that a couple of months ago....no flame...

setting the fire risk issues aside for the moment...
what do you hope to do with a sawzall cut piece of gas pipe?
Yea....I'm thinking that as well....one would need a hand threader to thread the pipe....not easy on 1"...
 

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Done commonly. But I relieve the pressure first.
 

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If i turn the gas supply off can i cut the 1" pipe with a sawzall?
there would still be gas in the pipe.
Actually any plumber would have a Hinged pipe cutter, that would cut right through the pipe, plus they can thread the end for the fitting.
 
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