Shut off the water.
Remove the saddle valves, and use your tubing cutter to cut the copper tube
EXACTLY where the pinhole is.
Now, drain the water as best you can. Shake the copper tube, to shake out
the last of the water. Sweat on the T fittings where you just cut. Very
Since you are putting the T fittings in different places, go to your
plumbing suply and ask for "slip couplers" for that tubing size. You can
either cut the tubing, and repair with slip couplers. Or, you can saw the
slip couplers long wise. Sand the pipe and couplers, flux em up. Lay the
half-coupler over the hole. Heat, and solder. The half-coupler should patch
over the hole. Follow the same counsel, to shut off the water, drain the
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