View Full Version : Teflon tape?

Jan 15th 2011, 11:34 AM
I've got a Dadant 20 framer that I bought a couple years ago. Didn't get a chance to use it yet because we sold our house, had to move, and the place we have rented doesn't have an area to set it up. When I got it, it had an old piece of 2" pipe threaded into it that looked all rusty on the inside. I got rid of the pipe and bought a new 2" nylon threaded honey gate.
My question is, when I thread this into the extractor, should I use teflon tape on it or do I not have to with the nylon to S/S connection? :confused:


Jan 15th 2011, 11:37 AM
No need for the tape. The nylon will mold to fit the ss threads.

Jan 15th 2011, 11:55 AM
Thanks Iddee

Jan 15th 2011, 02:05 PM
no tape needed, just do not over tighten. If you do decide to use tape, again do not over tighten, and only 3 to 4 wraps are needed. The teflon is so slick you can easily over tighten the joint and break the nylon gate off.