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Old 08-05-2011, 05:08 PM   #11
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Nylon works fine bot I've never seen a ferrule larger than 3/8".
Would this work??
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Old 08-05-2011, 05:59 PM   #12
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Yup.
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Old 08-06-2011, 06:37 PM   #13
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Lowes in my area doesn't stock them, nor will they order them, but it looks like McMaster has them too.
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nylon has a melting point of 175*, so be careful where you put that ferrule.

I go the oring route.
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Old 08-06-2011, 07:15 PM   #15
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The ones from McMaster are rated to 250 degrees
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Old 03-08-2012, 11:45 PM   #16
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sorry to dig up an old thread but does using o-rings as ferrules lock the tube in place, or can the tube be pulled out?
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Old 03-09-2012, 01:52 AM   #17
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sorry to dig up an old thread but does using o-rings as ferrules lock the tube in place, or can the tube be pulled out?
It can be pulled out.... with some effort.
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