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Old 25 August 2011, 10:56   #11
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£13 inc delivery for a hose with 2 die-cast Merc bayonet ends & primer bulb looked like very good value to me. I've seen some chandlers charging more just for the bayonet connectors.

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Old 25 August 2011, 13:06   #12
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Originally Posted by lukecord View Post

On the subject of barrus fuel tanks, does anyone know where I can get hold of the bullet connectors that attach between the tank fuel pipe outflow and the hose?
not even a sniff on ebay.
They are the older Mercury bayonet type-should be loads on ebay.
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Old 25 August 2011, 20:08   #13
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Originally Posted by Max... View Post
Just been checking mine (see over topic on Mercury) - they do seem really thin and flexible. Is there any reason the pipe cannot be replaced with regular (thicker) fuel line?
The pipe in mine had already perished when i got it a couple of years back, from memory i unbolted/unscrewed the unit and used the only pipe that i'd got available which happened to be the old style clear re-inforced stuff i can measure this up when i get home as working away at the moment. It was a bit fiddly/tight from memory as already stated, I used a little ptfe tape on the thread (don't know if this the correct thing to use but a plumber friend said it would be fine) when i re-fitted it to the tank and i've never had a problem since? i've got another barrus tank which has got an end filter fitted to the pipe & i'd like to source another one of those for the first one, looking on ebay sthil strimmers etc seem to use something similar

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