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I actually stopped buying super flexible tubing altogether. I go to Home Depot and get the PVC reinforced stuff. The hose you put on your sink sprayer. Bend radius is less, but it's REALLY tough to kink. Cheap too!
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post #12 of 20
Just thought about this. If you really good looking, IMHO metal coil, get a metal rod that is the size of your tubing, purchase some house wiring, or any other wiring that strikes your fancy, strip it and then wrap it around the rod. TaDa custom tubing coil!
    
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Originally Posted by r_stanley View Post
I actually stopped buying super flexible tubing altogether. I go to Home Depot and get the PVC reinforced stuff. The hose you put on your sink sprayer. Bend radius is less, but it's REALLY tough to kink. Cheap too!

This is what your "Home Depot PVC Tubing" looks like after a night out on the town with Mrs. ThermalTake & Mrs. KOOLANCE....

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post #14 of 20
I would think it doesnt get better than some nice flat shiny Copper.
post #15 of 20
You can actually buy some reinforced coil tubing from McMaster.
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This is what your "Home Depot PVC Tubing" looks like after a night out on the town with Mrs. ThermalTake & Mrs. KOOLANCE....
Lol, you put one 'S' too much. You just created a lesbian couple, w00t!
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post #17 of 20
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You can actually buy some reinforced coil tubing from McMaster.
Yeah I like that stuff with the white threads in it, I need a piece of that for my suction line.....

I'd go for external metal....Martin stripped down some solid core copper wire, I guess around 14-16 gauge, and wrapped that around his bends...Looked good and seemed to work great, you just have ot be careful with the metal...

I just use a few zip-ties on hard bends if I need to....
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Lol, you put one 'S' too much. You just created a lesbian couple, w00t!
Meant to do that.... LOL
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This is what your "Home Depot PVC Tubing" looks like after a night out on the town with Mrs. ThermalTake & Mrs. KOOLANCE....
That looks more like latex tubing to me.
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post #20 of 20
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This is what your "Home Depot PVC Tubing" looks like after a night out on the town with Mrs. ThermalTake & Mrs. KOOLANCE....
That is not the correct tubing sir. I use a much higher quality tubing.

See here:



This tubing is made for all sorts of fluids and for a wide range of temps. It doesn't break down like the tubing you showed. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate your input, but you had the wrong tubing.
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