Model # 27980

Internet #204735780

Store SKU #106787

Store SO SKU #106787

Orbit 5/8 in. Metal Male Mender
0046878279803

Orbit

5/8 in. Metal Male Mender

$3.48 /each

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Product Overview

Prolong the life of your hose with this male mender. This mender is designed to replace the attachment end of a standard 5/8 in. garden hose. Use for cold water and outdoor applications only.

  • Replace the attachment end
  • Stainless steel clamp easy to adjust
  • Repair your 5/8 in. garden hose
  • Heavy-duty metal construction
  • For outdoor use and cold water only

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Is this solid brass?

The color is too bright. I'm wondering if this is solid brass.
Asked by: JP
Yes it is.
Answered by: tneifeld
Date published: 2017-04-07
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Customer Reviews

5/8 in. Metal Male Mender is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked perfectly I left a nozzle on the male end of my hose in my garage last winter. I wanted to remove the nozzle to connect the male end of my hose to my pressure washer. The nozzle had been connected without being removed for so long that it was impossible for me remove it from the hose. Rather than purchasing a new hose, I cut about an inch of the hose from the end that included the nozzle and installed one of these. The cutting of the hose and installing of this mender took less than five minutes and was completed using only a knife and screwdriver. The new male end of the hose connected perfectly to my pressure washer with no leaking whatsoever. Some of the other reviews expressed concern over this mender not being brass but, at less than $4, it's a simple fix to an issue similar to the one I was having.
Date published: 2016-06-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The photo is clearly a brass fitting. What is being sold is pot metal that looks spray painted g... The photo is clearly a brass fitting. What is being sold is pot metal that looks spray painted gold. I would not attach a cast metal part onto the end of a garden hose. In the plumbing department they have solid brass fittings but the barb is for 1/2" hose.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from worked as expected. Price seemed a little high for a nothing part, but was convenient to order an... worked as expected. Price seemed a little high for a nothing part, but was convenient to order and pick up.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Did the job. Did the job.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No-Brainer Cut off the damaged end of your garden hose by 2" or so and use a hacksaw, serrated kitchen knife (like you can buy at the Dollar Stores) or heavy duty shears (which most folks don't have in their inventory of tools). Just try to make the cut as straight as possible. It takes some effort (as it should) to force it into the hose end. Soapy water may make it easier for some folks. If you can just get into the habit of removing the female end from the water sillcock on your home and anything attached to the male end at the end of the watering season each year you'll probably never have the need for another hose repair fitting again.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No leaks now! I have a hose which leaked at the end connector. Rather than buying a new hose, I decided to try one of these. I didn't expect complete sealing under pressure, but wanted to reduce the amount of water being sprayed on my shoes. Installation was simple. I used 2 clamps; the one they gave me and one extra I had lying around. Tightened them up with a nut driver for extra tightness. Now my hose does not leak at all, which is better than I expected. I am going to buy 2 more of these for other hoses I have with pinhole leaks near the ends. Cheaper than buying a new hose! Highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-04-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Price and Quality don't match Just put this on my hose to repair. First try leaked badly. Took it off and saw mold-line flashing that compromised the seal and made nozzle fitting difficult. Had to use a jeweler's file to "clean-up" flashing on sealing barb and fitting threads. Brass electroplating, which protects pot metal casting from corrosion, is further compromised by the flashing removal. Second fitting was then leak free. Time will tell if this holds up.
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from True Metal Male Mender I tried the plastic one and they always seems I strip the threads put the sprayer on and off. So I decided to go with the brass and glad I did. Have not had any issue with it taking the sprayer off and on. I had no issues it leaking around the band where it tightens.
Date published: 2016-09-07
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