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Offline elfick

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New hose discovery
« on: March 27, 2021, 05:24 PM »
Apologies if this has been mentioned before, because these hoses have been around a while now but I haven't see it mentioned...
I just brought home a new CT Mini I and I noticed something different about the CT-side connector on the 27/32mm hose compared to my older style hoses...

The tool end of my 36mm is on the left and the CT-end of my 27mm is on the right
329688-0

A quick push results in:
329690-1

My two 3.5m hoses are now a 7m hose. And since the CT Mini I uses a standard straight hose now, when I need a longer hose I can just pull the 27mm, insert a 36mm hose, then connect the 27mm to the 36mm. 8)
« Last Edit: March 27, 2021, 05:40 PM by elfick »

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Offline Mortiser

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Re: New hose discovery
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2021, 10:10 PM »
@elfick , thanks for posting the pictures. I was not aware of this nor had I seen it. I have the original 27mm CT hose but am wondering if I can get a new 27/32 CT end to fit my existing 27mm hose so I can join it to my 36mm hose for more length. Do you know the compatibility of these 27mm CT end fittings?
Thanks again for the info.
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Rich

Offline pixelated

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Re: New hose discovery
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2021, 09:03 AM »
You may want to just bite the bullet and buy the new hose, it’s that much better, least wise IMHO. I still have my original 27mm hose, but rarely use it, the new one is much easier to work with.
I think the hose itself is tapered, so just changing the fitting may not be feasible.

Offline AnthonyE

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Re: New hose discovery
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2021, 01:14 PM »
Holy cow.  I guess I need to go home and check my hoses. I just recently bought some adapters to connect my hoses and noticed 1 fitting had been discontinued to do exactly this.  But this must be why they discontinued it.  I ended up buying an old adapter that is a pain to get hooked up on the new style hose.

If I have the same connection I'll be pretty annoyed and somewhat happy at the same time.  Annoyed that I spent so much time and $ trying to get the correct adapters but happy I don't have to change hose ends to do this.

Thank you for posting this!!
« Last Edit: April 02, 2021, 07:40 AM by AnthonyE »