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Old 06-14-2018, 05:54 PM   #1
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Yellow tape with Inverted Male Flare?

Do I use yellow pipe thread tape when connecting an inverted male flare pigtail to the propane regulator?

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Flare fittings do not generally require PTFE tape, nor is it recommended.
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If it was NPT thread would you use the tape?
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Yellow tape with Inverted Male Flare?

But be very sure to place the tape so no stray strands or bits of it can break off and cause trouble when assembled. I try to leave one thread near the open end of a fitting clear of any tape to prevent Teflon debris from traveling into other parts of the system.
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