Do I need any rubber washer with those connections?

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  1. May 29, 2012 #1

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    I am planning to install the water pipe from 3/8 OD to 1/2 OD.

    The 3/8 OD is going to be a compression and 1/2 OD is connection for a lock nuts.
    Then the connection to the faucet is some kind cone shaped connection. Do I need to use any rubber washers or pipe dope?
    My old pipes were similar connections and there were rubber washers under both nuts?
    Is it required? If yes, what size and type of the washers I need?
    I marked in the photo where I am not sure if i need any washers or pipe dope?

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    thx
     
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    No washers are needed. Looks like your hooking up a leg tub faucet.

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    So, why i found washers in old connections?
    Was this put as a precaution? I though that little of pipe dope around the cone would not hurt? What is the name of that connection at the attached photo that looks like a cone? thx
     
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    Pipe dope won't hurt but it's not needed.
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