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Old 07-27-2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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I was rummaging through my local habitat for humanity restore today and found a 50' roll of 3/8 OD copper for $10! I bought it but at this point don't have a specific use for it. I already use a CFC.

Since I have a keggle (and 2 sankes that will be converted to keggles soon) I thought about using the copper to make a coil so that I can convert to a HERMS system eventually.

They also had several rolls of 1/4" OD (50') but I couldn't think of a use for those at this point.

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Old 07-27-2010, 05:04 PM   #2
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I'm green with envy. I've been scouring all over for a cheap source for copper tubing.

Congrats on the find, i'm sure you'll find use for it soon...

The 1/4 inch would be great for cooling long beer lines in a kegorator setup. Hell, you could run a line through a wall for 25 feet to a hidden tap by your favorite chair, just run a pond pump in a bucket of water in the kegorator to push the cold water through the line, keeping the beer line cool...
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