Save the cost of a new hose with Gilmour hose menders and couplings. They are leakproof, rustproof, unbreakable, reusabole and easy to use. Durable brass construction. Repairs plasic or rubber hoses. Clincher fingers hold coupler onto hose. Premium construction for maximum strength and durability. Fits all 5/8 in Patented impact resistant clamp design. Recommended for rubber hot water hose. Manufactured using highest level of quality control. Solid brass mender.