Trick to removing La Marzocco Linea Mini reservoir hose?

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#1: Post by mixedup »

Trying to remove it from the barbed fitting. I don't want to pull it, but pushing it seems to be a lost cause.

Anyone have any tips/tricks?

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#2: Post by sboplataz »

I found it helped to twist back and forth while pushing in a bit to loosen the tension. However, I still found the barbed fitting a bit of a pain, so I replaced it with a push to fit connector (8mm Outside Diam, 1/8 BSPT, Push-to-Connect Male Elbow).

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#3: Post by mixedup (original poster) »

For anyone else wondering, I heated it with a hairdryer for a couple of seconds...this softened it enough that it pushed off relatively easily!

Will look into the quick disconnect solution!