These 5/8-in. brass hose menders work with 5/8-in. standard garden hoses. The female fitting attaches to the female-threaded end of a water hose to prolong its life. The center repair mender is for repairing damage in the center of a hose, while the male-threaded mender easily attaches to the male end of a water hose. With durable brass construction and a comfort grip, these hose repair fittings are ideal for replacing the attachment-end of your water garden hose or fixing a tear. This garden hose repair kit is strong and long-lasting and ensures many years of dependable water hose repair. For all your garden hose fixing needs, this water hose repair part is perfect.