Cable ties don't put much tension on the things they're tied arond.
If you can't get a real hose clamp on the leaker, try the largest
diameter stainless safety wire you can find.
On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 10:35:14PM -0500, Peter Schauss wrote:
> One of the hoses leaks where it slips over a brass fitting, leading me to
> suspect that I do not have the cable tie tight enough. I tightened it by
> holding the square part with a screw driver while I pulled on the "tail"
> with a pair of pliers. Any suggestions as to how I might be able to get
> this one tighter? Is my leak problem the result of using the wrong kind of
> cable tie for the job?
> Peter Schauss