Used VCR Fitting

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Jake Wells
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Used VCR Fitting

Post by Jake Wells » Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:48 pm

My previous discussion was on CF gaskets and how are they not reusable. Is it the same thing with VCR gaskets. Are VCR gaskets reusable with the indentation in them?

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Re: Used VCR Fitting

Post by Jerry Biehler » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:54 pm

VCR gaskets are also one use. They are really cheap on ebay.

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Re: Used VCR Fitting

Post by Richard Hull » Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:20 am

VCR gaskets can be reused, but they are rather cheap. Why not invest in a few? You must make sure the two parts to be joined are very clean and the gasket must settle into the same exact depression on both fittings. ( very tough thing to do)

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