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Old 11-09-2009, 08:08 PM   #1
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i'm trying to make up my mind on what kind of tubing/piping to use for the brew system upgrade. i came across polypropylene tubing and compression fittings on mcmaster, and was wondering what you guys thought? is this stuff generally leak free?

i'm trying to keep the pump inlets 5/8" or 3/4" ID on the inlet sides. silicone tubing reaches $3+ per foot at that size, so i started looking at alternatives. i'm also trying to keep things stainless and plastic/rubber to avoid mixing metals.

here's a couple links to check out:


keg 1: 3 hearted ale
keg 2: british strong ale
keg 3: munich helles
keg 4: empty

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