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ice maker and dishwasher supply line preference

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which is better, copper tubing or the braided hoses they sell at HD?
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Soft copper tubing (1/4" for ice maker, 3/8" for dishwasher) with compression fittings. It will last forever. And do not use saddle valves for the ice maker; JUNK!

Those SS braided connectors get eaten up by cleaning products with Chlorine (like the stuff you keep under the kitchen sink).
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