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post #11 of 17
Sticking with clear?
Man with that nice camera you will have to takes us some build pics
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post #12 of 17
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Nah, I have some white Primochill tubing, but its the same size as the clear tubing in the pic. I'd like to get some bigger tubing, not only to make these fittings work & look right, but for some higher loop flow as well.
So, 1/2"? Alrighty.

EDIT: I have a Nikon D3100 + some full manual skills
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post #13 of 17
Flow between 3/8" and 1/2" is negligible at best. 3/8" will give you higher pressure, 1/2" will give you a bit more flow, which is not always a good thing depending on everything else. Ever wonder why the water main to your house is only 5/8" but the sewers are 12"+?
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post #14 of 17
if you have 1/2" ID 3/4" OD compression fittings you need the same size tubing

p.s I had that on in my loop but it looks to fat and bulky so I changed it to 3/8 5/8 tubing look better imo
Edited by Greenback - 10/27/11 at 12:38pm
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post #15 of 17
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Originally Posted by Greenback View Post
if you have 1/2" ID 3/4" OD compression fittings you need the same size tubing

p.s I had that on in my loop but it looks to fat and bulky so I changed it to 3/8 5/8 tubing look better imo
I honestly like the look of 1/2" ID 3/4" OD.. 3/8 ID 5/8 OD just looks like string
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post #16 of 17
Yes sir 1/2 id 3/4 od tubing
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by t-ramp View Post
Get tubing with the same specs as the fittings. The tubing won't go anywhere with the collar tightened.
this + tubing is fairly cheap
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