View Full Version : Is the Tub Steel or Cast Iron?

07-18-2011, 10:01 PM
How can you tell?

07-19-2011, 06:11 AM
Tap it. A cast iron tub will sound a lot thicker than a steel one. A steel tub will "ring" like you were hitting a sauce pan.

07-19-2011, 10:31 AM
I tapped it and wasn't sure. I hit it with the sledge and it didn't break. I dropped it off of a third story deck and it broke. It was cast iron.
Didn't hit it hard enough!

07-20-2011, 08:55 AM
Well, you did not say you had removed it, otherwise I would have told you that if YOU can lift it, it was steel. If it took two or more people to lift it, it was cast iron.