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Thread: Is hayward 2" socket connector special?

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    Is hayward 2" socket connector special?

    I have a leak so need to replace the connector on my hayward cartridge filter output. I found the reference to part cx900k which are all $20 and up (leslies is nearer $40!). Same thing at lowes is much cheaper, but is it the same?

    See https://www.amazon.com/Hayward-CX900.../dp/B004W4TDRG

    Also, how does it seal? liquid thread sealer, plumbers PTFE tape, nothing?

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    Re: Is hayward 2" socket connector special?

    There is a chance that the filter is a proprietary thread so the local hardware store may not work. You could get a cheap one and check before ordering.

    I would use the Teflon paste to seal the threads.
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    Re: Is hayward 2" socket connector special?

    Hayward is noted for their proprietary threading as jblizzle mentioned. The one on my pump sure didn't interface with existing standard PVC threads on a half union.
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    Re: Is hayward 2" socket connector special?

    2" pvc sch80 mip - Google Search, looks like a 2" schedule 80 male adapter, use teflon tape or Plasto joint stick

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    Re: Is hayward 2" socket connector special?

    It's standard thread. Get schedule 40, 2" N.P.T
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