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Old 01-05-2013, 07:14 PM   #1
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Can anyone verify that the plastic camlocks at proflowdynamics.com are interchangeable with the stainless ones at bargainfittings? BF is out of the dust caps and I want to protect the couple hoses I have with stainless male ends on them. Thanks!!



 
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:33 PM   #2
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i have a mix of proflow, bargainfittings and brewershardware camlocks so, yes they are compatible. they are all proflow products.



 
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Old 01-06-2013, 03:39 AM   #3
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and plastic is interchangeable with stainless?

 
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:04 AM   #4
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Are you using 1/2" NPT fittings?

I don't think the polypropylene is interchangeable with the stainless at the 1/2" size. I believe the 1/2" sized poly fittings actually have mating surfaces equal to 3/4" sized fittings.

As you can see here, there are no poly caps or plugs listed in the 1/2" size.

I called them with this issue a few months ago because I had hoped to use 1/2" stainless fittings with poly dust caps and plugs to save $$.

BTW, stainless and aluminum parts ARE compatible at the 1/2" size and the aluminum is fairly inexpensive.
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