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Old 04-11-2012, 01:41 AM   #1
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OK, I just bought a couple new Chugger replacement heads with the center inlet. Apparently, this is 3/4 inch MPT. All of my hoses have 1/2 camlocks. Does anyone have any suggestions for the best way to set this up?

Can I get a male camlock with 3/4 FPT that will connect to my 1/2 camlock hoses or would I need a 3/4 FPT to 1/2 FPT (or MPT) reducer? If I need a reducer, does anyone know where I could get one in stainless?

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Old 04-11-2012, 02:24 AM   #2
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i was thinking about getting the center inlet style, but opted not to because the cheapest way i could reduce to 1/2 mpt was after ~$20 pre shipping worth of adapters from mcmasters.



 
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Old 04-11-2012, 02:27 AM   #3
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Wow I am glad I didnt go with center inlets.... sorry I cant be of help.
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Old 04-11-2012, 02:28 AM   #4
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I have a little giant but it's the same deal 3/4" inlet. I used a 1/2" female X 3/4" female elbow and screwed the f camlock into the 1/2" side. If you don't want an elbow you can use a bell reducer 1/2 to 3/4.

 
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Old 04-11-2012, 02:49 AM   #5
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bargainfittings ... http://www.bargainfittings.com/index...product_id=127

 
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Old 04-11-2012, 02:51 AM   #6
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Thanks for the replies everyone!

Dutch, that is exactly what I was looking for. I even checked Bargain fittings must have missed this item.

 
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:54 AM   #7
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Here is one in 316 stainless, a US company too.
I just ordered one.

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Old 03-01-2013, 11:55 AM   #8
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Got my reducer from McMaster-Carr:

4452K258 Type 316 Stainless Steel Threaded Pipe Fitting, 3/4 X 1/2 Pipe Size, Reducing Coupling, 150 PSI

http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/119/5/=lorlvf


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