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Title: Best Size Barb Outflow bore diameter (3/8", 1/2", etc) for a 1/2" Ball Valve
Post by: Beer Port on December 04, 2017, 01:42:11 PM
Hi.

Best Size Barb Outflow bore diameter (3/8", 1/2", etc) for a 1/2" Three-piece Ball Valve

Thanks.
BP
Title: Re: Best Size Barb Outflow bore diameter (3/8", 1/2", etc) for a 1/2" Ball Valve
Post by: BOB357 on December 04, 2017, 05:08:32 PM
The outflow diameter of a barb bore is obviously going to be smaller then the thread size or the hose that connects to the barb. That being said, I would use a 1/2" NPT to 1/2" barb and 1/2" tubing. Hope that didn't further confuse things :)
Title: Re: Best Size Barb Outflow bore diameter (3/8", 1/2", etc) for a 1/2" Ball Valve
Post by: Beer Port on December 06, 2017, 09:24:28 AM
I came to that conclusion also. Thanks Bob357