I want to buy a hose pipe to attach to the outdoor tap at my new house.
Thread size measures up at about 30mm o/d and a tad less than 2mm pitch
which doesn't seem to be any normal BSP size. Is this a standard metric
thread for garden taps?
On Thu, 23 May 2013 11:57:38 +0100, Dave Baker wrote:
In the sheds what you can buy will fit... I thought they where 3/4" BSP
but thinking about it that is the same a washing machine conector which
is smaller, so 1" BSP.
Wikipedia has 1" BSP as 11 threads/inch 1.309 inches dia (2.309 and
33.249 mm). Have you measured yours or just eyeballed it?
Don't think you will ever find one :-)
IN 30+ years of selling pressure washers I've never come across one that
didn't have a 3/4" bsp male thread for the inlet connection. The
Hozelock tap connectors fit them & the tap.
Dave - The Medway Handyman www.medwayhandyman.co.uk
in my travels around europe in a motorhome, i came across loads of different
in france it seem'd popular to have 2 taps side by side fed from a large
bore pipe, one would be the standard 3/4 fitting for 1/2 inch hosepipe, the
other would be the next size up, used with 3/4 inch hosepipe,
difference in flow was fantastic, could fill the 150 litre tank up in about
half the time with a 3/4 inch length of hose,
I collected a load of adaptors over time, so i could connect to almost any
tap i found, the one that got me was in scotland, service station in
aviemore, sized slightly larger than 3/4, but smaller than any of the larger
adaptors i had, used the back up of the rubber cuf and jubilee clip to
connect to it in the end.
On Friday, 24 May 2013 09:43:18 UTC+1, Dave Baker wrote:
ws:knlugh$k1u$ firstname.lastname@example.org... > Dave Liquorice wrote: >> On Thu, 23 May
2013 11:57:38 +0100, Dave Baker wrote: >> >>> I want to buy a hose pipe to
attach to the outdoor tap at my new house. >>> Thread size measures up at a
bout 30mm o/d and a tad less than 2mm pitch >>> which doesn't seem to be an
y normal BSP size. >> >> In the sheds what you can buy will fit... I though
t they where 3/4" BSP >> but thinking about it that is the same a washing m
achine conector which >> is smaller, so 1" BSP. >> >> Wikipedia has 1" BSP
as 11 threads/inch 1.309 inches dia (2.309 and >> 33.249 mm). Have you meas
ured yours or just eyeballed it? >> > Knowing the OP reputation as a precis
ion engineer, I'd assumed his > measurements to be reasonably accurate. > A
bout 30mm o/d and less than 2mm pitch stacks up with 7/8" BSP x 14tpi. > Bo
b You're right. Seems to be a bastard size which no one stocks anything for
. Might be easier to change the whole damn tap than try and connect a hose
to it. Arse. -- Dave Baker
I have the same problem, but it's at an allotment site where I don't own th
e tap, I just want to attach my hose to it. Did you ever find a solution?
Hozelock recommended I buy their 5/8" attachment - I think in metric so it
took me a few beats to work this one out - hey, isn't 5/8 smaller than the
3/4 Hozelock one that I told them was TOO SMALL?
On 13/08/2013 09:55, email@example.com wrote:
to change the whole damn tap than try and connect a hose to it. Arse. -- Dave Baker
Yes, if indeed what you had was 3/4" BSP. But bear in mind that the
*actual* size of 3/4 BSP is 1.041" (about 26.5mm). If the *actual* size
of the fitting you had was about 3/4" in diameter, could it have been
1/2" BSP - whose size is 0.825" (just under 21mm)?
replying to Dave Baker, homerman wrote:
I made a 7/8 bsp female thread to 3/4 bsp male thread adaptor to suit hoselock
connectors also made 7/8 bsp female thread to hoselock quick release connector
both work very well I may sell if anyone is interested
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