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kitejunky1
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kite pump leaking

Postby kitejunky1 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:11 am

New kite pump leaking around pressure gauge. Anyone have this issue and how did you fix?
Thanks

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Re: kite pump leaking

Postby ELI » Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:48 pm

If it is at the threads use silicone plumbers tape.

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Re: kite pump leaking

Postby sarc » Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:50 pm

AAaaaand the prize for first world problems goes to....

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Re: kite pump leaking

Postby Matteo V » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:09 pm

......the guy who feels it necessary to drop the "first world problems" saying here.

I mean, I think this is the exact point where I am going to no longer use that saying myself - just too over done.

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Re: kite pump leaking

Postby knotwindy » Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:54 pm

Can you just remove the gauge from the system? Or are the fittings different? Seems it might be the easiest way as the gauges are mostly worthless anyway.

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Re: kite pump leaking

Postby matth » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:12 pm

ELI wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:48 pm
If it is at the threads use silicone plumbers tape.
teflon

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Re: kite pump leaking

Postby ELI » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:18 pm

Had a brain fart ! :o , yep that's what I meant .


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