Hose Bib Question

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Old 02-24-13, 02:28 PM
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Hose Bib Question

I have a hose bib that the treads are a little bent so when I try to put on a hose it does not tighten completely for that reason it leaks at the bottom of the hose. Question, is there a way to fix the tread on the hose bib? Or does it have to be replaced? Really would not like to solder. Thank You for any suggestions.
 
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Old 02-24-13, 03:16 PM
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If it's just peened over at one spot and interfering with the sealing surface, file it off flush with the surface that contacts the sealing washer in the hose.
 
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