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  1. nakoma

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    Ok, I'll keep quiet and move on then :lol: :lol:
     
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    And the reason I said that:

     
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    a friend of mine remade the pipes that goes into the water out of stainless steel and ran his system like that for years
     
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    Oh, ok, cool
     
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    i am bussy looking at a diy chiller for myself with a friend of myne that has his own aircon business and the chiller we are working on has ordenary copper with silicone pipes that gets coiled around them with a pump pumping water throuhg the selicone pype strainght from your sump then back into the tank but enough of that i will share once i am done with it part of it is the coil gets frozen solid and the only thing not solid is the water flowing through the silicone pipe ran my system on a similar method about 7 years ago using a large radiator and it kept my system running at 18 degreese the whole summer in richards bay
     
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    18 degrees are way too cold Nakoma. You need to run your tanks between 25 to 27 degrees. Copper pies are not good. If you can get titanium, way better, but very very expensive
     
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    Not tungsten Bud, I think you mean Titanium.
     
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    copper pipes are fine as long as they do not come in contact with your water that is the important part
     
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    sorry i meant 24 :p
     
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    Sorry Nemos, I meant Titanium
     
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