hoses for checking oil
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  1. #1
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    hoses for checking oil

    What kind of fittings are you using on your clear hoses? I have hose clamps and barbs currently. I was looking for a cleaner fitting and stopped at a parker hydralic rep today and he did not seam interested in helping.

  2. #2
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    i just use a inline sight glass.what kind of clear hose are you useing to hold refrigerant pressure?

  3. #3
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    Clear braided hose from lowes or home depot, good for 250 psi.

  4. #4
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    I just use a two old hoses and a sight glass in between for checking level. I use clear hoses for charging centervacs.

  5. #5
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    use 1/2 id clear nylon braided w/ 1/2 copper stubs, flare nuts, 2 hose clamps
    on each end for lo pressure. 1/2 reefer hoses w/ 1/2 site glass for hi pressure

  6. #6
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    The Great country of Texas
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    Parker store fixed us up.
    "I'm from Texas, what country are you from?"

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