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Yeah, it seemed that the small cheap zip ties did a better job that the big ones..maybe because they fit into the grooves of the fittings better..
yup thats what i do, put them in between the grooves, creates a real nice seal if you tighten it well enough
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yup thats what i do, put them inbetween the grooves, creates a real nixw seal if you tighten it well enough
Maybe I will have to try that AGAIN... heh

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It seems like I remember you using these EK barbs...But if you haven't they look perfect for zip-ties.....


.....EK Barbs
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yup they really are! next step i need to find a small enough zip tie gun to fit in those hard cramp places.
still looking
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It seems like I remember you using these EK barbs...But if you haven't they look perfect for zip-ties.....


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Yes, and the EK barbs are the EXACT ones I am having trouble with zip ties. None others...
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Yes, and the EK barbs are the EXACT ones I am having trouble with zip ties. None others...


Hey Thanks for letting me know....I would of thought they would be great for zip's....Maybe the bigger lip on the others helps the seal...
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post #77 of 105
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Well..the big zip ties don't really work as well..

Maybe small zip ties..
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You can get those little ones with a metal tooth...They are kind of whitish looking though...I used some of the Krylon plastic paint recently on plexi and it did real well, doesn't scratch off or flake off easily....I wonder if it would work on the nylon zip-ties as well?
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You can get those little ones with a metal tooth...They are kind of whitish looking though...I used some of the Krylon plastic paint recently on plexi and it did real well, doesn't scratch off or flake off easily....I wonder if it would work on the nylon zip-ties as well?
Well, I got leaks with both nylon small and big zip ties.

The bigger ones were worse.

Now, this metal tooth ziptie..this intrigues me...

Can you send me a link yeah?
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I'll look around and PM them to you if I can find any...They usually have them at hard-ware stores they are made out of whitish looking nylon...You can really put some torque on them, you could probably cut all the way through your tubing with them before they would break.....
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