Leaking connections

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  1. Aqua-pure Portadown

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    #1 Aqua-pure Portadown, Jan 28, 2016
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    Guys I have a hose lock connection from my tank onto the hose reel the problem is it leaks all the time (from the actual connection ,were the rubber washer is ) this is a pain in the ass as water lies on the van floor regularly

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  2. windowsurfer

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    I have same with my trolley system with reel, just ordered new o rings to see if it will reduce leakage on male connection.
     
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    If you have plastic connections, have you tried swapping them for brass? They are so much better when used with some p.t.f.e tape
     
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    I should try that if they are a lot better:thumbsup:
     
  5. Brandon

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    I bought all new genuine Hozelock connectors for my kit and sometimes they do leak...thought the whole idea was that they're watertight :rolleyes: anyone tried these expensive looking Hozelock Pro Metal connectors? HOZELOCK 2030 PRO METAL GARDEN HOSE CONNECTOR
     
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    change all pipework to house grade 15mm pipework so much better than just hoses 20151020_155455.jpg
     
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  7. Aqua-pure Portadown

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    Steve it's the actual connection between the two fittings if though know what I mean ,each connection on their own don't leak

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    It's where the hose connects to the hose reel !

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  10. Aqua-pure Portadown

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    I was using that type but it was worse and had to change back to plastic one

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