Originally Posted by foreplease
Look for a place that repairs hydraullic hoses. They can press high quality fittings easily. You can have a male-female quick coupler put in or have them joined with a fitting and clamp much smoother than a hose clamp. There are 2 places that do this in my little town and more not far away. You should be able to find a place to repair it. Stop by a dealer for large farm type equipment if nothing else.
Thanks so much great idea