Ok well i look thou many post and i didn't see a answer to my question. I am having problems getting my hose onto the rack. I tried warming it in boiling water for 30 sec, 45 sec, and 1 min and when i tried to fit it over the tube it would not go. So am i suppose to put it into the opening or over it? So what am i doing wrong? So if this is such a stupid question but i wana get it to work lol my bottling date is soon. So please help me out lol.