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Offline vcutajar

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Miniature Plumbing
« on: April 13, 2017, 04:14:36 PM »
Hi guys, need some help.

I am finishing off my current model and planning on building up the inlet plumbing using either 4 or 6mm brass or copper pipe and two elbows and a "T" connection.  Problem is I cannot find any suppliers for the elbows and the "T" connection.

I know these exist because I have seen other people's models using them but just can't find them.

Could somebody kindly point me in the right direction?

Vince

p.s.  Metric would be ideal.

Offline Jasonb

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Re: Miniature Plumbing
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2017, 04:25:26 PM »
You can buy them unmachined and then cut your own metric fine threads instead of 40tpi imperial threads.

P M Research do them as either mixed sets of castings or a batch of one type

https://www.pmmodelengines.com/product-category/pipe-fittings/unmachined/

If you prefer to buy from the UK then Forrest Classics do some of the range.

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Re: Miniature Plumbing
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2017, 04:31:12 PM »
They don't do the castings  :ShakeHead:

I tried to get them to add them to one of their orders for me but when I chased them they claimed they never turned up.

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Offline vcutajar

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Re: Miniature Plumbing
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2017, 09:53:59 PM »
Thanks Jason, Jo and Achim.  Will check them out tomorrow.

Vince