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hard to put on? I feel like it was a breeze with 3/8 ID and 5/8 OD and with these 1/2 ID and 3/4 OD it's so hard I used a wrench at times.
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Definitely shouldn't be that hard....I've only used 1/2ID 3/4OD and I've never had issues getting them on, it can be pretty resistant at some points but never bad enough to use tools, I'm pretty sure it's highly suggested not to use wrenches or you may over tighten.
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Definitely shouldn't be that hard....I've only used 1/2ID 3/4OD and I've never had issues getting them on, it can be pretty resistant at some points but never bad enough to use tools, I'm pretty sure it's highly suggested not to use wrenches or you may over tighten.
I was planning on ripping this down and rebuilding the loop with new tubing/fittings. Maybe it was just because my hands were so tired from tightening LOL
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