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Old 03-09-2012, 11:59 PM   #1
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Default My 36 ft Herms coil...

This is about to be soldered. It's about 40-1/2" 90 couplers and 30 feet of pipe.

I cut the pipe and cleaned it up. Cleaned the fittings also. I got the pipe for .41/ft and the fittings were 40 of them for $20 bucks. Already had tons of solder and propane so this should be a pretty cheap and fairly unique build.

I'll show pics when it's done.


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Old 03-10-2012, 12:36 AM   #2
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What is the final shape going to be?


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Old 03-10-2012, 01:44 AM   #3
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What is the final shape going to be?
Judging from the stack of equal length tubes and that pile of 90 fittings, I'd say a squared spiral...

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Old 03-10-2012, 02:16 AM   #4
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Square spiral.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:20 AM   #5
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Awesome. But can I have some of your free time?
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:28 AM   #6
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I guess there are no concerns about flow rate through 90 90-degree elbows?
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that is a decent alternative to the coiling issue - I am desperate to see the finished pictures.
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I have about 3 more rows left. Then clean up and make connections in kegs.
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Awesome, but you have way too much time on your hands.
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Sure, ill trade you for my unemployment... It really has been easy. Had my brother hook a drill to the copper and I held the cutter. I used a drill attachment to clean the insides of the couplers and pipes. Used another drill attachment to clean the pipe up. The soldering has been a lot of fun to do and honestly isn't taking much time. I would have been done hours ago but I went to see a movie. I just snapped a picture when I got back.


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