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Unread postAuthor: sinper2006 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:11 pm

hey i only need about 2 meters of copper tube but at the hardware they only sell the whole length i'm just wondering where i can buy it for the cheapest and only 2 meters ?
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Unread postAuthor: OuchProgramme » Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:29 pm

What diameter would you like to invest in?
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Unread postAuthor: sinper2006 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:46 pm

well the inside diameter has to be 10mm. is there any other types of pipe that have 10mm inside diameter it dosn't have to be copper
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Unread postAuthor: zephir » Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:39 am

what you should do is go to a larger hardware store, where they sell many different kinds of pipe (copper, steel, iron, etc) with your 10mm projectile and look around until you find one that fits. Most larger stores, like Lowe's or Home Depot sells pipes 5ft (1.5m) or 10ft (3m) in length. Then buy the size you need and go home and cut it to the size you want.

If your cutting tool is limited stick to copper or aluminum. They are softest and easiest to cut, steel or iron would require lots of effort with anything short of a power tool.

In the US, copper is at record highs, so copper may be the most expensive where you live.

Other sizes exist, such as soft copper coils of varying diameters. The problem with those is that you need to bend them straight. And then put a rigider tube around it to keep it straight. It doesn't matter the type of tube, PVC is ok, it just needs to keep the copper coil straight.
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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Sat Jan 19, 2008 9:27 am

Copper is too useful for it's own good and no ones digging it up fast enough.

A 1m stick of .5" bright mild steel sets me back £2.16.

The same quantity of copper will run off with £21.14.

Guess which one I'm not going to buy for projectile stock :roll:
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Unread postAuthor: sinper2006 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 2:51 am

sorry i didn't reply had to go away for weekend i would use aluminum but the 10mm aluminum dosn't fit inside the 12mm one. i have only tryed mitre 10 mega and thats the only one ner me so i'll c if my dad can take me to a plumber.
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Unread postAuthor: Zen/// » Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:56 am

In the US, copper is at record highs,


It takes 1.3 cents of copper to make a penny...
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