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Old 26th June 2015, 09:19 AM
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Only specific pneumatic fitting suppliers will have a shouldered plug which would need a dowty washer, (or Best fittings). Plumbers merchants should have a tapered plug.
Personally I wouldn't recommend using a tapered plug as it could stretch the threads if you kept on tightening it a bit too much.

Sounds like the gauge has bust inside to me as they can fracture inside on the bourden tube.
Hope you sort it but I cant see it being much of an issue to sort.

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