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post #27 of Old 01-23-2012
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Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
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.

Something I will check on any simular stove I get from now on, you don't have to make the whole hose copper, but make a drip loop before the coupling adaptor. That way it doesn't run all the way down the hose.

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