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post #1 of 23
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I heard that this won't work, I need some advice, I already bought my fittings, and if I can't use the compression fittings, I'll need to sell them here on OCN
    
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no it's not going to work from what I have heard if you want to use conpression fittings they need to be the same size of the tubing you are using. Hope that helps
    
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Ok, I'll wait for Ira-k or OC'ing Noob before I make my final decision
    
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post #4 of 23
It wont work. Compression fittings are designed to fit their respective tubing exactly. They have compression fittings for 7/16 5/8 tubing though.

EDIT: This is what you are looking for.
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ok, who want's my compression fittings, 6 bucks a fitting
    
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post #6 of 23
If you are curious exactly why it will not work, this is why. Standard tubing 1/2" ID tubing has a OD of 3/4". 7/16" ID tubing has a OD of 5/8". That means the compression fitting will be loose by 1/8".
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post #7 of 23
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Ohhhhh I gotcha
    
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What kind are they? Petra's is all out. How many?
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Danger Den 1/4" thread, I have 6 of them
    
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so I was correct
    
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