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Can it be tapped there?

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Unread postAuthor: SquishY » Fri Nov 10, 2006 9:42 pm

Was wondering if I could just tap the gauge into the leg of the Tee housing my piston, this would make it easier to switch chambers instead of having a gauge on each one. This would be into the Tee and into a bushing so there is plenty material to not make it a weak spot.
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Unread postAuthor: killagorrila99 » Fri Nov 10, 2006 9:52 pm

Why dont you just try it, instead of asking a bunch of people that have probably never tried it.
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Unread postAuthor: sgort87 » Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:14 pm

I found that really funny for some reason.

And yes, it will work fine. Try to get it through a double layer if possible.
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Unread postAuthor: SquishY » Fri Nov 10, 2006 11:19 pm

It's going to be in a Tee and bushing, kind of hard not to get a double layer, and Killa, I wouldn't want to waste the Tee, and fittings so I'd rather ask and be pretty sure than just experimental.
Thanks Gort, you damn near always know your crap.
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Unread postAuthor: sgort87 » Sat Nov 11, 2006 9:24 am

Thanks. I try my best. :D

Actually, I was planning to use a small gauge as an add-on for my valves. I need to think about that again.
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Unread postAuthor: Infernal2 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:09 pm

Gort, they are a bit odd but you can buy fire extinguisher valves in bulk rather cheaply. 1/8 NPT, gives you a good idea of how much pressure.
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