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Old 03-09-2013, 10:37 PM   #1
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DIY Bubble counter


Hello,

I am trying to construct a bubble counter out of a glass tube from a boiler. Much like [Ebay Link Removed] [/URL]tube. Basically i need something that will connect the glass ends to 6ml tubing from the regulator and to the tank, with an NRV to stop water travelling down to the regulator. I was thinking something that would go over the glass and i could use clips or something to hold it in place. im Not very mechanically experienced.


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Basically i need something that will connect the glass ends 5mm to 6ml tubing from the regulator and to the tank,
Perhaps the tubing when heated would bind to the glass ends.
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I have come up with a way to reduce the 12mm glass tube to 6ml airline. Pictures to follow
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