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post #6 of Old 11-16-2013
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Re: Need help getting propane fitting off

Hmm.. that looks like a standard NPT to flare fitting adaptor.. unlikely it's reverse thread. Do you have a pipe wrench small enough to support the aluminum/potmetal fitting while you try to loosen the brass part? Heating things up with a small propane/butane torch might work wonders if you can safely do that. Concentrate on the brass part.

Drag a dental pick around the exposed part of the threads to see if you can determine what direction will turn it off...

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