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Old 03-05-2010, 05:22 PM   #1
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Thought I would give this a try here.

I am looking for a 1/2" male coupling or nipple (1/2" male threads both sides) that has 3/8" threads on the inside of one the ends.

I want to be able to thread this into a 1/2" female coupling that cam on my Plastic Mini brew HLT that I use. i want to be able to make a hrad connection with my HERMS coil inside the tank through these couplings and need threads to go both ways.



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Old 03-05-2010, 11:56 PM   #2
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Get the tools out cause you gonna need to make that fitting. Your other option is to drill the side of your HLT for the HERMS coil.
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Old 03-06-2010, 12:31 AM   #3
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I suspect you will have to do that or use a conversion fitting to get to the thread you need.

How much slack do you have for the coil in the HLT? Just as well use the reducing coupling and a 3/8" nipple.

Does the 1/2" nipple need to go through the wall of the hlt?
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