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Skinny brass tubing that fits inside 1/2 in CPVC ? Answered

I'm looking for skinny brass tubing that fits inside 1/2 in CPVC. It needs to be air tight but still slide without too much force. (and where to get it)

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jeff-o

Best Answer 8 years ago

Many hobby stores will have a display full of aluminum and brass tubing, usually made by K&L engineering. These handy little pieces of metal are meant for building parts of model airplanes and stuff, but could also be what you're looking for!

Call your local hobby shops and see if they've got brass tubing. If they do, bring a sample of your CPVC and try it in-store to see if it fits.

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DBModsjeff-o

Answer 8 years ago

The only hobby shop I have near my house doesn't sell it. I've checked.

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jeff-oDBMods

Answer 8 years ago

Sucks. Can you order online?

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DBModsjeff-o

Answer 8 years ago

New Question
Does 1/2 in pvc fit around 1/2 cpvc the way i specified in my original question?

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jeff-oDBMods

Answer 8 years ago

Dunno. It would be best to visit a hardware store to find out.

Could you use 1/2" copper pipe, maybe? You can usually buy it in short lengths (3 or 4 feet) at places like Home Depot.

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DBModsjeff-o

Answer 8 years ago

Thanks that worked great

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DBModsjeff-o

Answer 8 years ago

Thanks, I'll try that today.

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lemonie

8 years ago

Would you like to tell us what for?
Where depends upon where you are, but for that size maybe a builder's / plumber's merchant.

L

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DBModslemonie

Answer 8 years ago

I want to make a brass breech for one of my nerf guns.

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lemonieDBMods

Answer 8 years ago


Thanks, I thought it would be something like that. My best suggestion for where as before.

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steveastrouk

8 years ago

I agree with Jeff. The K+L stuff is a great resource. Actually, I'd go for a tight fit for the PVC pipe, and get the NESTING tube for that - K+L tubing telescopes beautifully with the next size down, its very round, and accurate enough to make a good joint.

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DBModssteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

The only hobby shop I have near my house doesn't sell it. I've checked.

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steveastroukDBMods

Answer 8 years ago

I should try if I were you. Its THE stuff for this.