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        Picture of Goomba
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        I just replaced the male & female ends of a 3/4" hose with new brass fittings. The hose clamps screwed down tight, but both ends leak a bit from the hose/barb connection while in use. Will plumbers putty fix it up?
         
        Posts: 31 | Location: Eastern TN | Registered: Aug 19, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        use Teflon tape instead, or even electrical tape to build up the diameter of the barbed ends
         
        Posts: 2501 | Location: florida | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        take it apart and put a little pipe dope on the barbs before you put it togather. or vaseline


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        Posts: 3843 | Location: I live in southern mississippi | Registered: Jun 01, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        I already tried Teflon tape and it did the job on both ends. Thank you,
         
        Posts: 31 | Location: Eastern TN | Registered: Aug 19, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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