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Short 1/2 barb's

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I need to find some short 1/2 barb's with G-1/4 threads...I've looked around but haven't been able to locate any.. I need the short because space is at a premium in my water cooling box... I could use 7/16 fittings also that is the tube sizing that I am going to, the only 7/16 I have been able to find are aluminum and I want to stay away from that ..Thank's in advance..
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What do you have now? If you have some , maybe they could be shortened.
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I just cut off the barbs to shorten mine where necessary (between my SLI'd GPU waterblocks) I then use the small nylon wire ties and Tygon tubing (which sticks well). Never had a leak even though I have no "barb" on the end of the fitting. Another option is to cut the barb off and shorten the tube then glue the barb back on with JB Weld. JB weld is tricky cause it takes SO long for it to cure (24hours). But when it cures, it's nearly indestructable.
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Thank you both for your response...I have DD hi-flow barbs...I hdd thought about cutting them down,may-be it would be better to use nylon one's to cut down... My pump pressure is 22psi with twenty foot head would it still be safe to use cut off's?I like that Tygon now, first time I used it was about a week ago,worth every penny to..Only bad thing I'm taking it back off to change over to 1/2...Hey fstfrddy, Guess I'm next in line for a Stinger now,can't hardly wait..
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