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Old 02-01-2012, 11:19 AM   #1
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Default 50 foot 1/2 inch SS coil

This look like a pretty good deal, I can get it shipped for free pick-up here in town

http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/Coil-Tubing-3ADD2

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Old 02-01-2012, 11:35 AM   #2
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I bought one of those last year. Had the same thoughts as you.

All I can say is I hope you have better luck than me.

Great product, but I couldn't bend it without kinking. I tried 3 or 4 different tubing Henderson with no luck.

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Old 02-01-2012, 11:55 AM   #3
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fill the tubing with sand cap it then bend it small stuff kinks very easy.

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fill the tubing with sand cap it then bend it small stuff kinks very easy.
While this can work, it's very hard to get the sand packed in tight enough to prevent displacement when the tubing tries to kink.
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Better 316 grade tubing for a better price-

50'-
316/316L SS Tubing Coil - 1/2" OD x 50' Stainless Steel
100'-
316/316L SS Tubing Coil- 1/2" OD x 100' Stainless Steel

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Old 02-01-2012, 12:30 PM   #6
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fill the tubing with sand cap it then bend it small stuff kinks very easy.
Curious, how does one fill a 50' coil w/ sand?
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And how long does it take to get all the sand out?

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I bought one of those last year. Had the same thoughts as you.

All I can say is I hope you have better luck than me.

Great product, but I couldn't bend it without kinking. I tried 3 or 4 different tubing Henderson with no luck.
so you are telling me that i am not going to be able to bend it with one of these

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how about this then

http://www.lowes.com/pd_331956-943-6...der&facetInfo=

or something like that, which only goes to 3/8"

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Curious, how does one fill a 50' coil w/ sand?
One grain at a time
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