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Old 09-03-2010, 02:17 PM   #1
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Default Plate Chiller connectors: threads vs. barbs

The Duda 30-plate chillers come in all kinds of configurations, ranging from male and female threads to various sizes of hose barbs. I am leaning towards the smaller diameter barb version, but before I pull the trigger, I would like to hear some pros and cons on threaded hookups vs. the hose barbs, and what size (1/2", 3/4", etc) is recommended.

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Old 09-03-2010, 06:13 PM   #2
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I got the 1/2" threaded version. Made it easy to go to HD and other sources to buy almost any type of fittings (in my case, quick disconnects). If I wanted to I could easily take them out and screw in barbs or whatever.

Thus, the threads may require more $$ up front for fittings, but it may also give you more options down the road.
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