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Old 06-05-2011, 05:11 PM   #1
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I would like to know if they make flexible 3/8 pipe like the one in the picture. My faucet moves back and forth and the fittings, with the arrows pointing towards them, keep coming loose and leaking. If they don't make a flexible tubing, is there a better connection system, like those shark bite connectors? Thanks
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Old 06-05-2011, 05:35 PM   #2
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First off, you should fix the faucet so it stops moving.

Second, you can replace those lines with braided stainless steel hoses:

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Actually, I meant that the faucet moves left and right as it's supposed to, but the plumber who installed it cut that tubing too short and when I rotate it either way, it moves the fittings. I went to Lowes earlier and didn't see that flexible tubing, is there a place online to get it or does HD have it? Thank you.
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Not sure what you mean, the fittings shouldn't move.

HD/Lowe's has it....very common. You missed it
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You have to explain what you mean: " the faucet moves left and right as it is supposed to". Then, you can put the flexible pipe like the one in the picture.
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The faucet head pivots so I can move it around to reach different areas. The flexible tubing would perfectly. Any idea on pricing?
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LIke <$10 each. Your faucet body should not rotate even though you rotate the spout. You or someone needs to tighten the hold-down nut(s) before changing out these lines.
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Ok. Thanks guys. I appreciate all your help.

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