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Old 06-25-2009, 11:15 PM   #1
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Default 1/4" barbed gas ball-lock?

How do i attach this to my gas line? I purchased the wrong one?

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Old 06-25-2009, 11:34 PM   #2
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Hose clamp.

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Old 06-25-2009, 11:53 PM   #3
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whats a hose clamp?

let me elaborate i have 5/16" gas lines ... my reg is barbed 5/16", do i need a new fitting for my reg to 1/4 and new hoses , how are you doing this? or is there a 5/16" to 1/4" adapter?

It feels really loose inside ... heh

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no one ells? OK? hose clamp it is , I must have looked at it wrong?
if that doesn't work I'm going to wrap the shi* outa it with Teflon tape i guess?

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no one ells? OK? hose clamp it is , I must have looked at it wrong?
if that doesn't work I'm going to wrap the shi* outa it with Teflon tape i guess?
My line was hard to get on at first, but I eventually got it on. It's a snug fit, but hose clamps help ensure it stays put.
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My line was hard to get on at first, but I eventually got it on. It's a snug fit, but hose clamps help ensure it stays put.
Yeah, first time can be difficult.

I find soaking it in hot water to soften it lets it slip on easier.
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Yeah, first time can be difficult.

I find soaking it in hot water to soften it lets it slip on easier.
Wait! What are we talking about here?????!!!!!
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Old 06-26-2009, 08:54 AM   #8
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I think i have to big of a hose... , ill see what swmbo sais
when i put it in.... it's sloppy loose and i cant get it tight?

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but I'm not having trouble getting it in.

i figured it out ... thanks for the clarification

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