hose connections - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 05-09-2003
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 57
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
mrb2222 is on a distinguished road
hose connections

Has anyone used 5200 in addition to two clamps to secure a hose that must not leak?

I am replacing a holding tank hose that will be very hard to get to if it should come loose and I am looking for a fool proof solution.

All thoughts and comments appreciated.

Mike
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 05-09-2003
HHJ HHJ is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Posts: 69
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 14
HHJ is on a distinguished road
hose connections

Seems to me a hose will eventually weaken and fail with age, especially if it''s in a place subject to high temperatures (like the engine room). If you use 5200, you will not be able to remove the hose when the time comes to replace it.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 05-09-2003
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 57
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
mrb2222 is on a distinguished road
hose connections

The hose would be connected to screw-in barbs. My plan was to just unscrew the barbs and throw them out with the hose when the time came.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 05-09-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 172
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 15
joub is on a distinguished road
hose connections

You have a number of hoses on your boat that "must not leak". All hoses below the water line, including your prop shaft/packing seal hose, could potentially cause the boat to sink. These hoses are typically double clamped with a good grade of stainless clamp. The double clamp apparently does the job as you seldom hear of boats sinking because of hose failure.

Of course some inevitably do as some owners never check the condition anything until it fails after years and years of neglect.

On a holding tank the worst thing that can happen is a nasty mess.

I would go with a good double clamp on the hose and not worry about it.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 05-16-2003
DelmarRey's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 258
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 14
DelmarRey is on a distinguished road
hose connections

I agree with joub, and one other thing. The best way to remove a hose from a barb is to cut it lenght wise with a sharp pointed knife just the length of the barb (at the barb) and then just cut that section off and reinstall when ready with a fresh end. If it is wire reinforced a dramel grinder with a disk cutter works good. Just don''t go too deep.
Short pieces of hose, just throw away. Longer hoses should always have a little extra for re-doing ends.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 05-17-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 552
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 12
GordMay is on a distinguished road
hose connections

The assembly is just as likely to leak at the screw-in barb to tank flange connection, as at the hose to barb connection.
Properly installed, the problem is usually getting the hose off the barb (as said, you cut it).
I''m not as afraid of ''5200''as some, but wouldn''t use it here.
General caution: Anytime you deem a part expendable, make certain you HAVE it''s replacement (not "can get" it).
Regards,
Gord
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 05-20-2003
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
sinewave2 is on a distinguished road
hose connections

I''m now in the process of removing my hoses from the over board discharge valves. what a night mare someone used silicone to seal all the threaded hose connections and and the hoses to these,At some point, and for some reason you might have to remove one of these conections, do yourself a favor double clamp the hose connections and use teflon tape on all your threaded fittings. there is no great amount of PSI put on these fittings.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 05-22-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 217
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
KenD is on a distinguished road
hose connections

Double clamp don''t mess with 5200 by the way a neat trick to use putting on and takeing off is heat the hose first it will slide over the barbs
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 05-29-2003
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 57
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
mrb2222 is on a distinguished road
hose connections

Thanks for the info. I used a hair dryer to make the hose pliable. Worked great.

Installed everything with two clamps except a check valve. Could only get one clamp on each side so decided to use 5200 there, only.

Now that I have done this for the first time, I can''t imagine how a hose could come off even without clamps because the fit is so tight.

Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Internet Connections Sharlyn Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 39 11-05-2006 08:02 AM
Fuel fill (pipe) to (hose) adapters pjfsail Gear & Maintenance 2 09-26-2004 09:30 AM
my boat stinks agent4change General Discussion (sailing related) 15 12-03-2003 11:25 AM
fuel hose odor stm Gear & Maintenance 0 01-20-2003 02:13 PM
Outboard cable connections drjohnson Gear & Maintenance 0 08-05-2002 08:04 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:27 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.