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Hoses

Discussion in 'Tools and Test Equip' started by knave, Aug 7, 2015.

  1. NZ All Blacks Fan

    NZ All Blacks Fan Just Another swinging Dick

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    im looking for something better than jy low loss fittings though
     
  2. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Imma keep those 72" ones just for that. We have a couple places with those stupid things
     
  3. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Yep. You never know when you may have to do a freon system rejuvenation on a wshp.
     
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  4. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Tried the ones Sam had after he left. The high side never would seal up just blasted away. They stink.
     
  5. Chuck

    Chuck The Other Dude

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    They just need a rebuild kit part number 33112rk. I get almost 2 years per rebuild.

    A lot longer than I ever had a ball valve hose last.
     
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  6. Catpower

    Catpower The Crowd Pleaser

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    I get the 150 foot hose sets that way my helper can go hook them up while I sit in the truck:lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen:
     
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  7. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Knock on wood. My current ball valve hoses have two years on them and are still fine.
     
  8. Chuck

    Chuck The Other Dude

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    That's amazing, mine would always start leaking through the stem after a few months.

    I prefer to use the ball valve hose, but switched because of reliability.
     
  9. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Thanks everyone.
     
  10. Chuck

    Chuck The Other Dude

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    What brand are they?
     
  11. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Do yours get bad enough to the point they spray out refrigerant? Or just leak under a vacuum?
     
  12. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Robinair

    I think everybody uses ball valves made by the same company though.
     
  13. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    I had the opposite problem.

    I would always kill the sealright hoses and would have to rebuild or replace them every month or two. I tried not to over tighten them, but who knows.
     
  14. Chuck

    Chuck The Other Dude

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    Spray out gas, I didn't trust them to pull a vacuum.
     
  15. Chuck

    Chuck The Other Dude

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    mike1020 entitled millennial

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  17. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    (6' or 12') 1/2'' hoses with apollo ball valves
     
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  18. Chuck

    Chuck The Other Dude

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  19. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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  20. Tap

    Tap i hate it when a velociraptor throws poop at me

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    I have whatever the black united hoses are....

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