Originally Posted by day_trippr
Before I converted everything to camlocks, I just slipped a 3 foot piece of 1/2" ID silicone tubing over the barb, no need for a clamp...
That's a lot of tubing over a small barb.
Or maybe my barb isn't as big as yours?
OP: Just check that there isn't any air getting into the tubing at the kettle's valve. If there is, you can use a clamp, 3 foot of tubing (
), or whatever you want to stop it.