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Old 10-07-2008, 04:08 PM   #1
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I'm considering buying a therminator for wort cooling. the pix i've seen show that the cooling water goes in and out of the therminator via garden hose fittings, both male. if i connect my garden hose to a spigot with the female end i only have a male end at the other end of the hose. how do i connect the two male ends? (please, no comedians)
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Old 10-07-2008, 04:23 PM   #2
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I recommend these from McMaster, part 72105T88
"Garden Hose to Garden Hose Connector Brass, 3/4" Female Garden Hose Thread, Swivel"

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Old 10-07-2008, 04:29 PM   #3
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You can also get these from Lowe's/Ace/HomeDepot.

Be sure you get the swivel versions otherwise, it'll be a PITA tto connect and disconnect the hose. I made THAT mistake right outta the box.

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if you have an extra washing machine hose those are both female ends.

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Old 10-09-2008, 04:07 AM   #5
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I have a Therminator and got some Quick Connect garden hose fittings at the hardware store.

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Old 10-09-2008, 05:49 PM   #6
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Be sure you get the swivel versions otherwise, it'll be a PITA tto connect and disconnect the hose. I made THAT mistake right outta the box.
quoted for emphasis. [i made the same mistake too]
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