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Old 23 January 2014, 02:39 PM
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I believe that the force required to seal a compression fitting is about compressing the (brass, copper?) ferrule. BoKu is (I think) talking about fighting the pressure of the gas as the fill hose is sometimes just held on the tire stem.
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