Cheers, hope it’s as simple as a new part!
best,
bmc

> On Aug 10, 2017, at 13:14, Toby Rose <tob...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Re-looked where the leak was coming from - looks like it is highly likely to 
> be from the valve itself rather than the thread - Will order a new one.
> 
> I think you can disassemble - but mine is on too tight to be able too 
> (rounded off the hex nut on the top bit).
> 
> Thanks for the help.
> 
> Toby
> 
> 
> 
> On Thursday, 10 August 2017 20:41:12 UTC+1, bmacpiper wrote:
> If 5 wraps of teflon doesn’t seal it, I doubt pipe dope will either. But 
> possibly. I might try more teflon just for giggles, but probably it’s the 
> valve itself. I don’t recall if you can disassemble, but if it’s like the 
> vacuum breaker, it may just have an o-ring or other mating surface that has 
> scale, or has developed a crack. That would be my next stop.
> best,
> bmc
> 
>> On Aug 10, 2017, at 12:39, Toby Rose <tob...@ <>gmail.com 
>> <http://gmail.com/>> wrote:
>> 
>> Yes the spring loaded one.
>> 
>> Threads were cleaned, 5 wraps of tape.  
>> 
>> Can't see a crack in it, could be that the seal on the valve where it opens 
>> for an overpressure is leaking, hard to tell definately that it is from the 
>> thread rather than the valve.
>> 
>> Will see if I can get some dope tomorrow after work.
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Thursday, 10 August 2017 20:19:11 UTC+1, bmacpiper wrote:
>> I’m curious how many wraps of teflon tape you used? Threads cleaned first? 
>> Are we talking about the pressure relief valve, i.e. the spring loaded one? 
>> Is the mating surface of the spring loaded valve clean?
>> b
>> 
>>> On Aug 10, 2017, at 12:15, herman dickens <herman...@gmail.com <>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I'd try food safe liquid pipe dope. I think that will fix the problem 
>>> unless there's a crack in the fitting.
>>> 
>>> Herman
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 2:51 PM, Toby Rose <tob...@gmail.com <>> wrote:
>>> Hi Guys,
>>> 
>>> My Brewtus 4 developed a leak in the last few days.  Tracked it down to the 
>>> steam boiler safety valve.  Took it off, cleaned and checked functions (all 
>>> seems ok) and tried to re-assemble.  However it is still leaking very 
>>> slightly, and the leak appears to come from the point on where the valve 
>>> screws into the joint of cross (4 way) valve on the top of the boiler.  
>>> Tried PTFE tape on the thread and a couple of different attempts, but 
>>> always still leaking.
>>> 
>>> Any top tips? I have some red locktite but hesitant to use it. 
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>> 
>>> Toby
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