skip the tape and use blue loc-tite. You don't need to cram the fitting in so much (1/4 turn past hand tight usually works for me) and once dry holds the pressure just as well.
Dave G I tinker, therefore I'm broke!
Further, now that I've found the MCB BST ... I've recently sold my house and moved under the bridge down the road ... but I've got lots of markers.
I have no life, I'm just a dad in constant flux between baby naps and 8yr old tantrums.