Mayco produces Lead Bends on a press that bends the pipe while extruding the lead. Lead Stub is another name for short pieces of lead pipe.Click to see full answer. Subsequently, one may also ask, can you bend lead pipe?Unless it is very perished, you can bend it. If it leaks then it was on the way out anyway. You can pull it quite close but be carefull not to squash it.Also Know, how do you unclog a lead pipe? Make your own unclogging mixture out of household supplies. Start by pouring a pot of boiling water down your drain. After you do this, pour 1/2 cup of baking soda down the drain and let it sit for 5 minutes. Follow this with a solution of 1 cup vinegar and 1 cup very hot water. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Regarding this, do lead drain pipes need to be replaced? Realistically, a lead drainage line only needs to be replaced if it is leaking or damaged, but in a real estate marketing situation, all the lead pipe should be updated and removed as a selling point.How do you measure lead pipe size?Measure the interior diameter of the pipe. Add to it the thickness of the lead. Multiply the result by 0.483 for 1/32″ thickness, 0.967 for 1/16″, 1.45 for 3/32″ and 1.933 for 1/8″. That will give you your weight per foot.