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I have 1/2" copper tubing between the pump and my tank on my compressor. I replaced it recently with all new fittings and the copper tubing broke within a few weeks. The point of failure was just outside the compression nut just where the pipe goes into the nut. I replaced and it broke again in the same spot in a week. Any suggestions. 

I thought to replace with a flexible hydraulic hose but there is a compression fitting on the tank that cannot be replaced with a npt fitting. 

Any thoughts? Thanks

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Find some adapter fittings so you can use flex hose.  Look for "compression to NPT threads".  I found some on mscdirect but am not allowed to post a commercial link.  Almost any plumbing supply house should have them as well.

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