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Craftsman compressor tank leaking at reducer - model #919 165120

There is a small leak coming from the fitting that goes into the tank. It is a fairly large reducer that the check valve screws into. I need to remove the reducer so I can put new RTV around the threads. When I tried to remove it, it wouldn't budge.

Any hints on how I can remove the reducer?

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And get a larger wrench or at least a piece of pipe that fits over your current wrench to add some leverage. AND be sure to remove all of the compressed air first.....this is critical.

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    And get a larger wrench or at least a piece of pipe that fits over your current wrench to add some leverage. AND be sure to remove all of the compressed air first.....this is critical.

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Heat it up with a torch

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