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Old 05-25-2018, 09:45 AM
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So out outdoor bar has a sink and the water connection has broken.I took the plastic connector that had broken to Ace and they said they had never seen anything like it before
I need to attach two tubes, one seems to be about 1/4 Dia, the other a but larger, please see pics.
Can anyone tell me the best way to connect these two tubes please?

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Old 05-25-2018, 09:57 AM
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Looks like a quick connect, fits inside the hose in the top picture.
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Those look like brand-specific quick couplings for your particular make/model faucet fixture. Symmons, Kohler and others are using those a lot nowadays.
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Thanks, so if I go to store and ask for a quick connect they will know what I’m asking for?

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Old 05-25-2018, 10:37 AM
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You might be better off trying to determine the manufacturer and contacting them for the parts.
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Ok. Thanks a lot.
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Old 05-25-2018, 11:37 AM
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Looks like the sprayer connection. Regular pressure fittings are different.
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Old 05-25-2018, 05:20 PM
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Looks like 2 different animals that 'aint gonna "mate" the outlet from the mixing valve should mate with a plastic female that slides on and locks at the end of a hose .

That piece with the hose looks like a commercial piece ...
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Old 05-25-2018, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Cobia 217 View Post
Those look like brand-specific quick couplings for your particular make/model faucet fixture. Symmons, Kohler and others are using those a lot nowadays.
This is exactly what they are. I've installed several faucets that use those type connections. Brand proprietary probably.
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Old 05-25-2018, 05:28 PM
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You can make it happen , get the hose adapted to pipe thread then go from pipe thread to flare or compression or sweat to the outlet of the mixing valve , you will have to cut the connector off ...
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Grandpa was a plumber

“S*** runs downhill and we get paid on Friday”

Sum total of his advice but I loved him anyway

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