Have a 1.5” compression collar for a spa circulation pump. Whoever installed it crushed the shoulder behind the “O” ring. Need to remove it without having to buy a “pipe parana” for $140. Have to remove the fitting WITHOUT damaging the pipe...no room for error, or re-doing other fittings. Help?enter image description here

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heat it with a blow torch or hot air gun until it softens then slit it with a knife and peel it off

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