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jcryan2 04-17-2008 02:24 PM

Brass equivalent of this disconnect?
 
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I have had no luck in finding a brass version of this stainless quick disconnect available at morebeer.com. I talked with the folks at McMaster and they can't help and I haven't found one at Grainger either.

I'll keep looking but if anyone else has an idea or two I'd appreciate a link.

Thanks...


Lil' Sparky 07-30-2008 03:11 AM

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Originally Posted by Bobby_M View Post
When I initially looked at these, I thought that the seal was made on the face of the male plug. I'm not saying I know an Oring would work, but it's probably worth a try since they're readily available.
Yep, I think you're right about how it seals. This is what the seals look like though. I doubt an o-ring would work. If I can't find a replacement, I can probably make this one work by just turning it around. This side is fine, so it should seal OK. The other side is really buggered up. I wish I knew how it happened so I can avoid it. If turning it around doesn't work, stuffing several o-rings in there may do the job.

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