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post #11 of 22
I would suggest a zip tie to keep it from getting any worse. Its fine the way it is now though.
post #12 of 22
Those PVC coils you wrap around the tubing work wonders. If it were me, I would use those because tubing tends to flatten over time in bends.
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post #13 of 22
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can you put on those anti-kink coils without taking off the tubing? if so, i'll defniitely pick some up. i know there's somebody selling some in the sale's forum right now.
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post #14 of 22
If you dont fix it it will slowly turn into this



And eventually block flow
    
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post #15 of 22
The kink will grow, just like Freeroller said, it is a structural weakness in the tubing once its kinked.
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post #16 of 22
It took me a minute to even find the kink. I think it should be ok.
    
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post #17 of 22
It should be fine for now, just check on it every week.
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post #18 of 22
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So can this anti-kink coil be applied without taking the hose off?
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post #19 of 22
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Originally Posted by tenzo19 View Post
So can this anti-kink coil be applied without taking the hose off?
Not really

You need to apply it to prevent it from kinking

Its Anti-kink hose, not kink-fix... it keeps the tubing from bending abnormally by holding it all in place
    
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post #20 of 22
I,d just put a zip tie on it
    
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