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How tight should a gas pipe be?

You want to aim for 2 to 3 full turns after hand tight. Complete another full turn if it still feels loose. A lot of the plumbing work is done with teflon tape and pipe dope. Depending on the thickness of the teflon tape, you can use 3 to 6 wraps in the direction of the threads.

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