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Old 01-06-2013, 04:05 PM   #1
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Anyone know if the local big box stores carry the Nylon Flare washers needed to seal 1/4" flare fittings? Searched the web but can't confirm/deny. Thanks

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Old 01-06-2013, 04:14 PM   #2
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No, flared fittings by there nature are designed to seal over the concave/convex surface, nylon washers are needed to make the difference in the Q.D. shorter length vs. the brass fittings the soda industry has used for years. That is why I am shifting to Push-Lock fittings.

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Old 01-06-2013, 09:37 PM   #3
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I looked in a couple hardware stores, couldn't find them. Your best bet is you LHBS or online.

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My local hardware store has them. Check a local place not a big box

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Your local hardware stores are better than mine

I found plenty of 1/4" flare fittings, all brass, but no washers.

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