Difficulty removing copper propane line

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  1. DIY-Bri

    DIY-Bri New Member

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    Hello -

    I removed the old propane heater in my 1970 Starcraft Starmaster, however I am having trouble removing the copper line that fed that particular system.

    It sure looks like a wrench would loosen this, but attempting to rotate it twists everything and would bend the pipe if I continue to wrench on it. Any ideas on how to remove this specific copper line?
     

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  2. tombiasi

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    Go to a plumbing store and tell them what you need to do and they will probably have the solvent you need to loosen that. If it fails you may need to cut the tubing and start over.
     
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    Penetrating oil. Soak it. It depends on if its oxidized together. If you have to cut it you could buy a flare tool in order to reconnect or cap it. There a bit tricky to use. Or you could leave the line as is and cap the end.
     
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    Perfect, this worked great and released it. Thanks everyone for input.
     
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