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Old 09-30-2005, 11:44 PM   #1
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Default Jocky box with vinyl tubing?

I think I already know the answer to this, but just in case:
Can I use vinyl tubing in the cooling part of my jockey box? I suspect it just won't conduct warmth enough to do the job... but I've had a couple of leaks at the connections between the stainless steel tubing and the vinyl tubing, and boy it would be nice (lazy though, yes) to just run vinyl straight through.

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Old 10-01-2005, 02:09 AM   #2
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You answered your own question. I think the principal would fall under thermal conductivity. This reminds me of a trick that Mr. Wizard did. He wrapped a $1 bill over a copper pipe and held a flame to it. The copper kept the flame from burning through the dollar.

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