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Originally Posted by Leocat66 View Post
I have now removed the stove for better access and have replaced the first six feet of hose with copper.
I'd advise you check into that application of copper. Copper work hardens and cracks from vibration - that's why copper fuel lines on cars got phased out about 100 years ago. If you want the fuel line armoured, consider stainless braided hose or at least a braided stainless sheath over your conventional hose.

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