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Old February 22nd 06, 06:51 PM posted to alt.home.repair
Wayne Whitney
 
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Default Copper plumbing fittings

On 2006-02-22, Rick wrote:

Looks like he's thinking of putting 3/4" soft copper tube into 3/4" L.


Yes, exactly.

Normal fitting clearance is .003-.005" as I recall...


Is that a 0.003" difference in diameter or radius? In either event, a
0.035" difference in diameter is way too much, I imagine. What are
the limits for a solder joint?

Thanks, Wayne