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Re: Fire Bottle Plumbing Question

To: "DrMayf" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Fire Bottle Plumbing Question
From: Skip Higginbotham <>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2003 16:52:18 -0500
Rule book sez metal lines and nozzles. I use copper.....lots of fittings
and easy to wrk with. Aluminum could corrode but so can all the rest except
stainless (harder to form). I get my stuff at ACE. Pipe coming in from the
top....where does the rulebook say that?

At 03:51 PM 9/9/2003 -0700, DrMayf wrote:
>Ok, I now have bot the engine compartment and driver's fire bottles securely
>mounted. Now on to plumbing. I can get aluminum, steel, or copper tubing to
>use for plumbing. Steel sounds better, however aluminum is sure easier to
>work. Copper ditto. Are there any issues to contend with here? Any
>suggestions? Also note that the preferrred manner to mount the nozzles is
>with the pipe coming in from the top: why? In other word why does it need to
>hang upside down?
>Anyhoo, suggestions, pros and cons on tubing are solicited and welcomed.
>and hurry up, I need to order this stuff!

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