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Accidentally ordered up some Tygon R-3400 (1/2 IN 3/4 OD). Had no idea it was so stiff (it's even hard to cut), so I'll have to find something else since this is a small case and has some tight bends. Have been looking at R-1000.

Is there anything softer or easier to work with than Tygon R-1000? Thanks.
Is the R-1000 the one that will discolor over time (become cloudy)?
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If that's the tubing size you have fittings for you might want to just consider getting some right angle fittings like these:

http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/...pid-11882.html

I use a couple in my PC for tight bends.
    
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I would just get some clear Primochill Primoflex tubing. It is good tubing.
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I have thje r3603 and it got cloudy. I think all tygon tubing gets cloudy over time. It is not hard though. When I got it, it was relatively flexible.
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primochill doesn't feel stiff to me. It has enough give that it bends, but its strong enough that you can bend it without kinking (using 7/16" x 5/8" tubing myself). It'll be my go-to tubing for the foreseeable future.
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