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Unread 07-04-2009, 07:23 AM   #3555
Smokin' D
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Originally Posted by smoovdowt View Post
What size and where did yo find the nut to fit the hose barb? I spent an hour in home depot and could NOT find a nut to fit the hose barb!
One thing I did not realize was the threads on the barb are tapered, cuz it's a compression fitting. I went to my local small hardware store, you know the kind with friendly and knowledgeable help. Chuck took one look at the fitting, went to one of those little drawers and pulled out the perfect nut. Scotts' idea to just thread it into a hole works fine too. I just like a tight and firm fit.
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