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Old 05 November 2009, 15:16   #1
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AVON fuel bladder - ebay

On ebay , hens teeth and all that .

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Avon-Flexible-...item3ca70da86d

Nothing to with me, but one to watch if you are after one ?
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Old 05 November 2009, 15:18   #2
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Lol, good luck Tim!
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Old 06 November 2009, 02:18   #3
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Has any one ever tried filling one of these tanks? It strikes me as being a quite a fiddle to try and pore fuel into what is in effect a long soft bag?
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Old 06 November 2009, 03:52   #4
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i have two and its like filling a hot water bottle! no problem at all, you would be gratefull for the extra capacity!
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Old 06 November 2009, 08:26   #5
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£10 delivery?! is that with fuel in?!?
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Old 06 November 2009, 15:12   #6
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So I guess we all sit back and pretend we,re not interested and bid in the last few seconds
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Old 06 November 2009, 16:39   #7
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Try filling that at the petrol station!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06 November 2009, 16:45   #8
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Try filling that at the petrol station!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It looks like the fuel equivalent of the old "poacher's pocket". I'd imagine you just hang it inside your raincoat and quietly fill it up

I saw a tidy V shaped bow version of this recently at a boat jumble. The SR4 owner in my company REFUSED to buy it
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fuel blaader

may be mistaken for a s-----e bomber
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Old 07 November 2009, 09:07   #10
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Try filling that at the petrol station!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I fill two on a regular basis at a petrol station.

Stand it up on end, and as the fuel pours in, it actually gets more rigid.

They're great for small boats.

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Old 07 November 2009, 13:13   #11
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they are great ,until you get a few years on them and then some makes can start sweating fuel out if there is any wear on the material ,guy at our club had a trianglular one that fitted in the bow of his boat which sweated fuel out ,we think it was that vibration on the boats floor had rubbed or chafed the fabric down a bit over time ,, i have had a few of the sausage types and they have been fine one at least 20 years old ,,,good thing is ,, if you engine fuel pump stops you can always sit on it and squeeze the fuel into the carb ,
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I tend to fill mine from jerrycans, simply because it's easier. I haven't had any problems filling them at our local 'friendly' garage though.
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Old 08 November 2009, 12:20   #13
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Looks like getting a bargain just went out the window
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Old 08 November 2009, 12:26   #14
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Looks like getting a bargain just went out the window
Nout to do with me.
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Did anyone on here win the auction?
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Nope. Bid £29 but got outbid in the last few seconds.
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