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LEFT:
old BP CP fitting
MIDDLE: new BP CP fitting
RIGHT: Koolance QDC (focus on the bard and not the rest of the fitting)

All fittings 1/2 ID, 3/4 OP fittings. Notice how the new BP CP fitting has the shortest bard.

Using the new BP CP fitting (middle) I've noticed that tubing (1/2 ID, 3/4 OD) doesn't like to stay in place on the bard as I get ready to tighten down the ring over the bard. I constantly have to fight to keep the tubing in place. However, this is not the case with either the old BP CP fitting (left) or the Koolance QDC fitting (right). It seems the longer bard make a big difference.

Has anyone else noticed this? Why would BP switch to the little stub if it's not as good?
Edited by D749 - 11/1/12 at 8:17pm
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