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    Quote Originally Posted by BALloyd View Post
    NPT threads are a tapered thread and are supposed to seal on the mechanical connection.
    Good luck with that!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HVAC_Marc View Post
    Good luck with that!!
    Hey....the Chinese guy that sold me the fittings said they were A1 top best quality.

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    That's exactly the problem, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BALloyd View Post
    Do you have shares in that pipe dope company? Used way too much.

    The pipe dope is a lubricant for the pipe threads. NPT threads are a tapered thread and are supposed to seal on the mechanical connection.

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    Oh it will seal with out tape or dope if you bury the threads otherwise probably not. Unless you are running steam or HHW.

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    Probably should have brushed some of the old pipe dope off the fittings first


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