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Trying To Source 3/16" Copper Elbow

08/30/2021 3:07 PM

Yeah seems simple eh? I need an elbow like this.

But for 3/16" tubing.

I need a 90 as seen there and a 45, I only need one of each. I have searched and have found some. but like what!? sticker shock is putting it mildly!

Anyone know where I can get these?

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08/30/2021 4:10 PM
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08/30/2021 5:58 PM

Bonus video...

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Re: Trying To Source 3/16" Copper Elbow

08/30/2021 6:46 PM

Have you tried Graingers?

Without knowing your location, I have no idea what's available locally.

The internet claims to have them.

I have tool kits bought for one use. It isn't worth it. Find the parts online.

Maybe look for reducers in your area, or online? Not as clean, but.........................

Good luck.

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Re: Trying To Source 3/16" Copper Elbow

08/30/2021 7:11 PM

These guys
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000812154582.html
do down to 1/4" copper 90 degree elbows, also the 45 degree fitting.
Adding a 1/32" shim strip before soldering could be a solution?

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Re: Trying To Source 3/16" Copper Elbow

08/31/2021 12:28 PM

NSS try local hvac distributor that carries copper fittings for refrigeration tubing. The 90 would be long tangent. I do not know of a 45 in that size.

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08/31/2021 5:44 PM

An Amazon search of "3/16" copper elbow" yielded one from Nibco for the RIP-OFF price of $12.75. If you need it badly enough then this is an option.

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08/31/2021 5:51 PM

Thanks everyone for the suggestions.

You are are super!

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08/31/2021 7:00 PM

Maybe it's a one-off custom production from one of Santa's elves....

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09/01/2021 1:00 PM

OOPS! posted in error.

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