The Golden Transport Pipe will accelerate items that pass through it. The item will be boosted for 16 blocks, gradually slowing down until the 16th block, then return to normal speed. The boost will last twice as long in Stone Pipes. This decreases the time it takes for an item to reach its destination, though it will cause items ejected from a pipe to be thrown further as well. As of BuildCraft version 3.2.0, a Redstone current is no longer required.
When using Gold Transport Pipes, it is advisable to use Stone Transport Pipes over Cobblestone Transport Pipes for speed. This is because the length of an item sped up in a Stone Transport Pipe is approximately 39 blocks, while Cobblestone Transport Pipes only go 19 blocks.
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