Decided to move on to tri-clamps. I bought a set of brass QD's from McMaster last month, never used.
Hose Couplings For Coolant, Plug, 1/2" Nptf Male, 3/8" Coupling Size
I have 12 @ 1.50 each
Hose Couplings For Coolant, Sleeve-lck Sckt,90 Deg Barb,3/8"cplg, 1/2" Hose Id
I have 10 @ $7.50 each
Buy the set for $75 + shipping
I can send pics, but they are in the original packaging.