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Rubber fitting for steam arm

We seem to have lost the rubber fitting for the steam arm. (1) do we need it.& (2) if so where can i find one ?.
Can anyone help?
Regards,Terry in Brisbane

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You really don't need it. You should have a cloth nearby to clean the wand when you're done. So if for some reason you need to move the wand (and with it's meagre rang of mobility I don't know why you would) be sure to grab it with the cloth because it gets really hot. The rubber thing is just there to avoid lawsuits I'm sure.  USA USA! 

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