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01-26-21, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Marq1

Actually it's the other way around, the fitting...

Actually it's the other way around, the fitting is fixed so you will need to spin the entire filter housing to remove, is there enough clearance and or what is connected on the other side?

A lot...
01-24-21, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Zorfdt

John Guest fittings are also generically called...

John Guest fittings are also generically called PEX Push-Fit fittings. Though when you search for those, you're more likely to find SharkBite type fittings which are more typically used in household...
01-23-21, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

In an RO system the first couple cartridges are...

In an RO system the first couple cartridges are for sediment. They can be replaced independently of the more expensive membrane. In my house I have a whole house sediment filter then there is the...
01-21-21, 04:18 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

This one. ...

This one.

https://www.lowes.ca/product/brass-fittings/14-in-dia-brass-compression-nut-winsert-fitting-25078

Still not sure you need to buy anything. You should be able to disassemble and...
01-20-21, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Zorfdt

I would splurge for a new inner tube and...

I would splurge for a new inner tube and compression ring. If the nut is in decent condition, no need to replace it.

For example, but your local hardware store should have them in stock....
01-20-21, 06:49 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

Try disassembling it and following the...

Try disassembling it and following the directions. When you get the nut off, clean threads off with a wire brush. If there is no brass compression ring in there when you take it apart you will need...
01-20-21, 12:10 AM
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Posted By Marq1

They are just called 1/4" compression fittings,...

They are just called 1/4" compression fittings, very common!

I would also advise to replace that tubbing if it's more than a couple years old, cheap tubing can become brittle and crack and cause a...
01-19-21, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I am concerned at the amount of Teflon tape I see...

I am concerned at the amount of Teflon tape I see on the fitting. This type fitting does not use any.

This image might help. I'm hoping there is a ferrule underneath that nut.
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01-18-21, 11:10 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

There is supposed to be a brass compression ring...

There is supposed to be a brass compression ring on the outside of the plastic tube that tightens and seals the fitting as you tighten the nut. There is a brass insert that goes inside the pipe to...
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