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Re: Getting sanitation hose over fittings

Originally Posted by kjzerr View Post
Good day all:

I am installing a new holding tank and replacing the sanitation hoses. I am using Triton sanitation hose (supposedly one of the most flexible), and I find it next to impossible to get it to go over the barbed fittings. Both the 3/4" intake and 1-1/2" outflow are equally as difficult. Any suggestions on making this task easier? Is there a lubricant available which aids slipping on the hoses?

Thanks in advance!

If they are PVC they are not really a 1.5" or .75".... You should use the white nylon fittings.. That said the cheap, odor permeating white PVC "sanitation" hose barely fits over the white nylon fittings so a soak in a coffee mug of hot water will do...

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