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Old 03-27-2017, 06:13 PM
rapid_ascent rapid_ascent is offline
 
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Default 5052 Tubing Supplier

I'm wondering, for those of you that decided to go with 5052 tubing for your fuel lines where did you buy it? What is the best way to ship it? How long of pieces can be shipped for reasonable cost?
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Old 03-27-2017, 08:34 PM
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Default 5052 Tubing Supplier

Aircraft Spruce. Contact them for maximum length for shipping, may vary between USPS, UPS, Fedex, etc. I think I got mine shipped in 4 foot lengths.
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Old 03-27-2017, 09:15 PM
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Airparts is my local shopping mall for aluminum etc, great small family business that ships materials everywhere.
https://www.airpartsinc.com/shopdisp...&searchfields=
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Old 03-27-2017, 09:29 PM
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Aircraft Spruce sells in 6' increments, 8 ft max for UPS. Around $11 for 3/8 x .035 x 6ft.
aircraftspruce.com and search 5052 tubing
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Old 03-28-2017, 07:17 AM
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Default Tubing

Got mine from Spruce. Always better to order extra. I have some experience and still used up some tubing getting my fuel plumbing just right.

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Old 03-28-2017, 10:02 AM
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I had planned to pick it up at ACS in Corona when I was down in LA but they seem to be out in the west coast branch. Hence my post. I'll give them a call. Thx all.
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