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The Elbow Showdown, Copper is King

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Great info! It's good to know this type of thing. I expected the copper to win but not by 9 times!
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Ya did pretty good making that "Y"
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Yeah, kind of suprised me to, but even the Derlin 90 has a sharp interior. The copper 90 is just more of a bend, and inside diameter of 1/2" copper tubing is actually closer to 9/16". Also because the ID is larger than that of the tubing and the walls are very thin, you don't get the losses of the step down.

Anyhow, I've got my wye fitting that I wanted now, ready to finally try out the stinger.
    
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post #7 of 23
I bought a bag of the copper 90s a while ago for about $6 I think there are about 25 in it

I should use them
    
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Sweet Y fitting!
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post #9 of 23
Hey Martin, does it matter which way the Delrin elbow is used? One end is longer than the other? Awesome research.
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post #10 of 23
I have used the all copper 90's for some time now..worked great to shorted some tubing on my gpu block. I never would have guessed the results were so one-sided though. Rep+..nice job.
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