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Re: Fire Bottle Plumbing Question

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Subject: Re: Fire Bottle Plumbing Question
From: "Jim Dincau" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 17:22:31 -0700
Forgot to say I use all AN type 37 degree flair with the sleeves that go on
the end of the line inside the flare nut. Aircraft spruce and specialty is a
good source for these and all AN hardware and  their prices are lower than
all the catalog speed shops.
Jim in Palmdale

> Ok, I now have bot the engine compartment and driver's fire bottles
> mounted. Now on to plumbing. I can get aluminum, steel, or copper tubing
> 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
> hang upside down?
> Anyhoo, suggestions, pros and cons on tubing are solicited and welcomed.
> and hurry up, I need to order this stuff!
> mayf,

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