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I may be mistaken, but I'm pretty sure I've heard that compression fittings are no better than barb fittings. (other than aesthetically)
You're mistaken.
    
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Just use compression fittings! Daaaaahhhhhhh!!

They aren't magical either. I've had them leak too. I tighten mine as hard as i can by hand. I never use hands tools on them.
post #13 of 31
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I may be mistaken, but I'm pretty sure I've heard that compression fittings are no better than barb fittings. (other than aesthetically)
I'd have to agree, especially in this case as it was the connection between the block and the barb that was leaking. Both barbs and comp fittings use the exact same connection at this point.
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They aren't magical either. I've had them leak too. I tighten mine as hard as i can by hand. I never use hands tools on them.
They are the most effective at sealing leaks.




















    
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They are the most effective at sealing leaks.




















No they are not. They both equally have their fault. Its really not hard to remove a tube from a compression fitting on accident.
post #17 of 31
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No they are not. They both equally have their fault. Its really not hard to remove a tube from a compression fitting on accident.
WRONG!! WRONG!! WRONG
    
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post #18 of 31
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WRONG!! WRONG!! WRONG
notsureifserious... .
Please prove to me why a compression fitting is better than a barb with a worm clamp.
post #19 of 31
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notsureifserious... .
Please prove to me why a compression fitting is better than a barb with a worm clamp.
EASILY, man!

This is one of MANY videos/tuts, etc that will prove that CF's are the.........best!

    
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I use hot glue to connect my tubing to my blocks, is that bad?
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