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Re: Teflon Tape

> Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2003 07:59:39 -0700 (PDT)
> From: "S. Hieber" <shieber at yahoo_com>
> You do want the joint tight enough to ress the washer
> sufficiently to seal against the pressure of the gas.
> Overtightening, be definiton, is bad. 

I've found that it is a good idea to use a new washer each time I refill (they 
are cheap if not free).  Also, go back a day or two after you tighten it and 
give it a little extra tighten-up. I think the washer may relax a little after 
the initial tightening. 

George Booth