kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

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kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by sky » Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:35 pm

Hi,
Need some help on sourcing tubing for Kozo A3 Switcher. Looking for the 5/32 and 1/8 tube with thick enough wall for the water piping on the Engine. I think it is about .025 to .031 wall thickness. Have boiler all solder up. Looking to do pressure test. Need a pressure gauge for the test, and one for the engine 1" in diameter. A source for both would be very helpful.
Thank you.
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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by gwrdriver » Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:21 pm

Refrigeration capillary tube.
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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by sky » Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:59 am

Thank you.
any chance of finding a 1" pressure gauge for the engine in the USA without spending and arm and a leg?
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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by Builder01 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:05 am

American Model Engineering Supply has beautiful gauges at 1-1/4" in diameter. They are not cheap, but, you get what you pay for. Less expensive gauges are available from England. Otherwise, you can cheap out and get the smallest gauge from the hardware store, but, it will not be 1".

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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by Wayne Davis » Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:14 am

PM Research has a 7/8" gauge for $16.00.

https://www.pmmodelengines.com/shop/ste ... ure-gauge/

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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by sky » Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:01 pm

American Model Engineering Supply was bought out by Godshall's custom machining. There website is outdated, I sent them a message, waiting to hear. PM Research has range of 0-100 on there gauge. Not to fond of the cheap one. Looking for a range of 0-150 psi as the A3 max. running is 100 psi.
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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by sky » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:27 am

No answer back from Godshall's

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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by Soot n' Cinders » Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:40 pm

I dont know about their email, but they always answer the phone number on the website
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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by 10 Wheeler Rob » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:56 pm

You can get 1 1/2. Test gage in several pressure ranges from McMaster Carr for around $15 plus shipping.

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Re: kozo a3 5/32 and 1/8 tube wall thickness

Post by sky » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:19 am

got the test gauge. Looking for 1" dia for the engine. I will try calling the phone number later in the week.
Thank you for the information. All is greatly appreciated.
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