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Old 06-02-2021, 10:29 PM   #41
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I can't figure out why you would insist on re-inventing the wheel and want to contaminate the interior of the tubing? Why overthink a simple task? Copper is easily bent with a bender. Contaminants in the system will lead to nothing but trouble. Salt is no better than sand in a propane orifice.
At the age of five I proved that sand and gas do not do well together by pouring sand into the gas tank of our Model T. There is no way to know you have gotten every bit of sand, or salt, out of the line. Nope, use the proper tool. I am 75 now and still know better.
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Old 06-03-2021, 03:24 PM   #42
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Well Mary and Bob I was being too generic regarding flare fittings, flares are a kind of compression fitting just a much more reliable type, got your nickel? (That is an HVACR technique). Type K Cu is not necessary in this application, propane runs at 11 wc, that is less than 1/2 a psi, in my experience fully annealed type L is used in trailers. You can use K, ACR, or G but L is probably the most economical and approved for this use. Using a tubing bender you will be able to make the shortest 90, long sweep 90s are used In HVACR to minimize pressure drop.
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