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Old 09-12-2010, 10:06 PM   #1
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I just installed a new sink in my bathroom and after doing every thing that seamed to be the hardest the easiest part is the worst. I screwed in the water supply line to the faucet and when I turned the water back on they started leaking from where they are screwed on i do not know if they need any type of washer to be in place

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Old 09-12-2010, 10:10 PM   #2
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Are they new or existing? Rigid or flex?

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Old 09-13-2010, 06:07 AM   #3
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Always best to replace flex lines w/new. I prefer the stainless braided type, since they have rubber seals in them and do not require a lot of tightening. Old rigid lines rarely work well once connected to new fixtures, they sometimes are OK when cranked down very tightly.
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Are they new or existing? Rigid or flex?

They are existing and rigid
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take em out, take them with you to the hardware store, and get new SS flex lines that match. Problem solved
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take em out, take them with you to the hardware store, and get new SS flex lines that match. Problem solved



What he said
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Definately - what they've said. Ice makers are another place to spend the bucks for the braided stainless. Behind a fridge, slow drip, darn near cost me the sale of a house.
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Old 09-15-2010, 11:22 PM   #8
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Washing machine hoses.... Replace them with "Burst Free" SS lines...one broken line on a week end away cost me pretty penny

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