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angle cylinder eats hose fitting.

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by bln, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. bln

    bln Senior Member
    Messages: 767

    I replaced the angle cylinder because of this issue and the new does the same thing. What is causing this?
  2. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,779

    IMO it should be a swivel fitting, there's lots for those 2 hoses to rub on, I took the advice of other members here and covered mine with old fire hose the full length. Just an annoying little thing that some engineer didn't moniter after design.
  3. bln

    bln Senior Member
    Messages: 767

    It is actually splitting the threads.
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,391

    How? And any pics?
  5. bln

    bln Senior Member
    Messages: 767

    I'm trying to find out how. I don't know how to load pics
  6. Jakedaawg

    Jakedaawg Senior Member
    from N. Mi
    Messages: 134

    Is it breaking the threads on the fitting or on the cylinder? Is it an original length hose? Is it a vee or straight blade?
  7. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,123

    Are the cylinders on backwards?
    Are the hoses not tight?
  8. bln

    bln Senior Member
    Messages: 767

    It was the threads on the hose. I found out the problem. My wing is weak so it was flexing too far back banging it into the cylinder housing, where the bolt is located. Thank you guys for trying to diagnose the problem.