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Re: Brass tubing

Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>

Fill it with fine sand before bending...  Also, annealing it might help..
The tubing might have been hardened for one reason or another, which would
tend to make it kink and crack.
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Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 6:52 AM
Subject: Brass tubing

> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hey folks,
> Someone mentioned that brass tubing could be used for a primary. I have
> lots of hollow 3/8" brass tubing in 10' lengths.
> It doesn't seem too flexible though. Can I just bend it around something
> without kinking it or is copper that much more maleable?
> Thanks a lot for all the great info. With all your help I should be able
> make a successful attempt at a TC.
> Boy wasn't that Ripley's stunt brief, my wife stepped out of the room for
> moment and totally missed it. She and my daughter get so scared when I
> them the pictures of you guys' coils on the web and I say "I'll be making
> one of those".
> Dan
> Ft. Lauderdale