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Old 01-19-2007, 09:17 PM   #1
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Default Gas manifold.

Do you think this could be used for a gas manifold. C02.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/4-WAY-QUALITY-...ayphotohosting


4mm outlets


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Old 01-19-2007, 09:50 PM   #2
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It's hard to tell. Those don't look like regular barb fittings. What kind of lines are supposed to attach to it?

Sure looks pretty though!

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Old 01-19-2007, 10:17 PM   #3
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Since that's made for an aquarium/pond, my only concern might be holding up to the pressure you'll be putting through it. Not sure what a pond system runs at.

Edit: The auction says the ports are 4mm! That's 4 millimeters = 0.157480315 inches (thanks google)!!

I'd venture to say too small for kegging.

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Old 01-19-2007, 10:56 PM   #4
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why too small? pressure is pressure. if you can get tubing around it with a clamp, and get gas to go through, you should be fine.

if that can withstand a significant amount of pressure though... i don't know.

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Well, I'm not exactly sure you could "get tubing around it with a clamp". Those outlets are the size that you'd find on a fish tank air pump. Finding hose that will hold up to the pressure and not be permeable will be a challenge. Same goes for finding a clamp that small. I guess maybe rubber bands?

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Old 01-20-2007, 01:17 AM   #6
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oetiker. and as long as you have it under pressure, permeability shouldn't be a problem, since most tubing is pvc anyway.

i am not saying it is ideal, but i think it could be workable if in a pinch.

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