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Old 05-09-2012, 09:32 PM   #1
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Long story short, Pipes in the hot tub froze last winter, I ordered the replacement manifolds, It is 2 In pcv with 6 barbed nippels that go to the jets with a 3/4" clear flex. I am having touble getting the clear tubing onto the barbed fittings, any ideas for an easy way to do this?

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Old 05-09-2012, 09:37 PM   #2
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Heat them with a hair dryer.

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Heat them with a hair dryer.


Personally I'd try vaseline, plumber's grease, dish soap, anything slippery.
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ill try the hair dryer, on the old manifold, the clear tubing was glewed on. I dont know what kind of glew but it was blue. I have hose clamps just in case. Thanks for the idea.
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didnt use a hair dryer, have a heat gun. I worked grate. Thanks for the tip.


now fouind a nother leak in a bubler. now looking for a replacement parts.
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