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Patch for a pneumatic air hose?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by jondcoleman, Jul 5, 2007.

  1. jondcoleman

    jondcoleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 181

    Anyone know if you can patch a pneumatic air hose? I have a small hole in one and I would replace it but it is long and on a reel. Right now I have electrical tape with a hose clamp on it but it only works for a little while. Thanks for any help!

  2. ericg

    ericg LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,792

    The only true way to "patch" the hose is to cut it and insert a "hose barb" into each end and utilize hose clamps to tighten the hose and keep it from coming apart. These fittings can be found at any automotive store.
  3. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,695

    Make 2 short hoses out of that one, and go buy a new one at Harbor Freight-I think they are under $15.00/50 feet!

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