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Old 05-03-2013
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Re: Getting sanitation hose over fittings

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Originally Posted by Maine Sail View Post
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...
Hot water does the trick. If you tighten your hose clamps down while the hose is still pliable, the hose will conform to the barb and be impossible to remove without heat or cutting.

I would not use this hose myself. The Trident double wall #101 or #102 is a better hose to work with and will last longer.
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