Propane pigtail quick fix

The temporary patch (the pigtail hoses should be replaced) was as follows:

Apply Rectorseal Tru-Blue vibration resistant pipe thread sealant.

Pigtail hose patch

Wrap around sealant and pipe with sealing tape.

Pigtail hose patch

Repeat 1 and 2 – two applications of Rectorseal and tape.

Wrap around tape with plumbing putty.

Allow putty to dry then wrap around putty with sealing tape.

The outcome should look like this:

Patched pigtail hose.

The soap and water spray test was applied to this patch and revealed no leaks.

// 2015-10-23 update: we still haven’t replaced pig-tails or updated patch.

– Anthony, Cheyenne State Park, Colorado

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