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Water Hose Quick Connect ?


I"ve used this type of quick disconnect fittings for air compressor accessories as I'm sure most of Y'all have but I never used them for the garden hose before.  Anybody got any hands on experience with these?

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Melnor-1-97-in-Metal-Quick-Connection-Set-45C/100257129



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Those are exactly what I'm using for the water filter to the hose for the camper and then the hose to the camper spigot itself. Nary a problem or a leak and it really cuts back on the 'adult' language trying to stop dribbles



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I use them too....only problem I find is that on the outside tap that doesnt go through the filter and water softener, they tend to corrode a bit from our rock hard water.

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thanks Gents, that's what I needed to know - - - we do have lots of minerals in our water also but for the price and after Y'alls operational critique I think I'll give them a try. I rarely change my "three" accessories but when I do, it's a PITA to go get two pair of pliers and such. If they get too bad, I'll change them out or go back to OEM.

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OK, so 10 months have passed since this post - - - I never claimed to be the fastest kid on the block but I did manage to pick some of these quick disconnects up and so far so good. Bought the brass or should I say brass plated ones and have already learned from them. Lesson Learned: "Be sure and bleed off the pressure before changing implements in front of your face"



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Mello Yello wrote:

OK, so 10 months have passed since this post - - - I never claimed to be the fastest kid on the block but I did manage to pick some of these quick disconnects up and so far so good. Bought the brass or should I say brass plated ones and have already learned from them. Lesson Learned: "Be sure and bleed off the pressure before changing implements in front of your face"


 Oh yeah. I took not one, not two but three showers one day last week while fussin' with the new water filter on the camper. Only one of the showers was while nekkid and intentional.

If you can find the older version that's all brass, they wont corrode. I have one that's brass and 2-3 that are brass colored aluminum. They all work fine but the brass will last longer.



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Yes, a good thing. I don't use them, though I do have a whole bunch of them, because nobody else in the family could figure them out and was always taking them off of the hoses to use the hose.

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