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Should i use rotary compression fittings?

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The title says it. im not sure if i should use rotary compressions.

also which way should i do this? should i use the 45/90 compressions or buy a 45/90 fitting and use another compression on that instead of one big piece?

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For straight fittings I would not bother with rotaries. Yes, they can reduce any twisting of the tubing, but if you install them correctly in the first place the tube won't be twisted.

For angled fittings I would go for rotaries every time. It allows you to set the direction that the angle points independent of the thread which is very useful.
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I would get the fitting as one piece too as it will be cheaper that way as well as reducing the amount of potential leak paths.
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