When you have a beveled metal washer intergrated into a faucet supply hose.....

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  1. chefwong

    chefwong New Member

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    When you have a beveled metal washer integrated into a faucet supply hose.....is that considered a one time tighten.
    Hooking up a Grohe faucet and noticed the metal bevel washer on the supply hose built into it.

    Let's pretend a angle stop goes bad and you replace that.
    When you remove/reinstall the exisiting faucet supply hose, 9 times out of 10, will it still seat and Seal or will it leak ?
    Just wondering....
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    Not necessarily. If overtightened on first install, the bevel may be damaged to where it won't reseat./
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