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    Copper tubes stuck.

    Hey all as the title suggests I have my copper sting ray tubes stuck together. It's in 18500 and I wanna use it in 18650 but for the life of me I can't get them apart. I've tried sitting the female side of the tube in hot water to expand it a bit but still no luck. Any help appreciated.
    Apparently I have to be a sheep or get punished.

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    Freezer it.

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    Ok so I tried the freezer last night with no luck. I even tried a pair of pliers on the thing ( left little marks too ) any other ideas?
    Apparently I have to be a sheep or get punished.

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    grease or WD40 probably wont do much as it's shut but worth a try

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    the WD can work its way in there, just need to direct it right at the joint and leave it for a bit, turning it every couple of minutes so it works its way evenly into the threads.
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    the gripiest gloves you can find
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fawks View Post
    the gripiest gloves you can find
    make sure you get all the WD off the outside first!
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    If you've got any thinners, mineral spirits or prepsol you can mix a little auto trans fluid in with a bit (like 25%) & soak it in it.
    Works better than CRC/WD40.

    Once its soaked give it a little tap against something that won't mark it & just unscrew it.

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    Thanks team! I'll try a few of the suggestions tonight.
    Apparently I have to be a sheep or get punished.

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    then in future always put a little something on the threads to stop them seizing in a copper mod (or all if you're like me)

 

 
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