Blucs Mac boka

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Blucs Mac boka

Postby bluc » Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:27 pm

Whipped up my packed section for my Mac boka today thanks rc al for the pipe at great price and the time it took you to expand the ends :handgestures-thumbupleft: Now just need s needle valve :D
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby Professor Green » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:58 pm

Nice one bluc.

I'd recommend stuffing a little bit of copper mesh in amongst the coils of the condenser to help it knock the vapour down.
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby bluc » Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:37 pm

Is coil removable? Mine seems to be welded in.. :think:
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby Professor Green » Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:16 pm

I don't think it is removable, I just pushed the mesh down loosely through the top.
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby The Stig » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:27 pm

bluc wrote:just need s needle valve

Not long now.
And yea just pop the top off and stuff some copper down
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby bluc » Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:01 pm

Ok sweet
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby bluc » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:04 pm

Dumb question of the day number 1, Anyone know where to get a stainless compression fitting to suit 1/2" copper and has a 3/8th male thread. Have searched the usual hbs's etc but no one seems to have one..
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby Jimmy. » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:21 pm

bluc wrote:Dumb question of the day number 1, Anyone know where to get a stainless compression fitting to suit 1/2" copper and has a 3/8th male thread. Have searched the usual hbs's etc but no one seems to have one..


Ebay,
the site which is banned from here (ali...)
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby RC Al » Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:24 pm

bluc wrote:Dumb question of the day number 1, Anyone know where to get a stainless compression fitting to suit 1/2" copper and has a 3/8th male thread. Have searched the usual hbs's etc but no one seems to have one..


Not sure on that size, but plumbingsuplies.com.Au have a reasonalble range of threaded stainless stuff
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby hillzabilly » Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:19 pm

Have a snoop https://www.swagelok.com/en/product/Fit ... e-Adapters or call them ,will have needles too.cheers hillzabilly ;-)
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby hillzabilly » Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:32 pm

Ifn it is for the output tube 3/8 or 1/4 would work ,I used ta run 1/4inch output tube ,then ran it thru 1/2inch tube about 40cm long for a leiburg product cooler as the output can be quite warm.I just cut two small lengths of 1/4inch tube ,and after running the output tube thru the 1/2inch tube ,stuck one of the small 1/4 inch tubes in each end and crimped it a little befor soft soldering it up ,then add brass water fittings if ya like .cheers hillzabilly ;-)
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Re: Blucs Mac boka

Postby bluc » Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:50 pm

I have 1/2" copper so gunna use that. I grabbed a needle valve from 5 star and have tracked down a fitting :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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