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    Return Fittings

    Is it okay to grease the threads on the return fittings to make adjusting them easier? I have a tube of Leslie's Pool & Spa lube that I was considering using for this.
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    Re: Return Fittings

    I lube mine with silicon o-ring lube and the pool and spa lube you have is probably the same thing.
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    Re: Return Fittings

    Thanks. I'm not sure but I think the Leslies product may be teflon based. The label says something like "contains Dupont fluropolymers" or something like that.
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    Re: Return Fittings

    Yup, that's Teflon. Should be fine.
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