Originally Posted by JwWright57
What a great forum! I read all the old posts on NPT fittings, followed the suggestions and BAM everything seems ok. I never would have imagined that you can tighten them down so much OR that you can use the fitting as a semi-tap (tighten/back off/tighten, etc.)
And thanks to you bringing it up I learned it today too. Forums are great when you have knowledgeable people like here !!! I help moderate an aviation Facebook page and you get a thousand opinions when a question is asked and more than half are from people who arenít pilots or mechanics and donít know what theyíre talking about.
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