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Old 03-21-2017, 03:38 PM   #21
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When I slide my gen out, I noticed that there's a space between the front of the gen and the fiberglass section on the slide.... I think I'll attach a bar across that open area and hang my hose there... Be totally out of the way and easy to get to....
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Old 03-21-2017, 03:44 PM   #22
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Ernest, sounds like a good idea, will look into doing mine also. Skip
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Old 03-23-2017, 12:57 PM   #23
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HELP - what size is the fitting in the gen compartment - 1/4 or 3/8???? In in Lowes now and not sure!!!!
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Old 03-23-2017, 01:15 PM   #24
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Not sure how this is measured. All my shop stuff fits in there, the thread on those is just under 1/2"

The wide ring on the business end of the connectors is 7/16"

The very tip is just over 5/16"
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Old 03-23-2017, 01:31 PM   #25
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What size is the plug in the fitting on the firewall???
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Old 03-23-2017, 01:34 PM   #26
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My recollection is that they're 1/4".
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Old 03-23-2017, 01:36 PM   #27
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Just confirmed 1/4" with Mike Bukowski at the Berkshire plant.
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Old 03-23-2017, 01:36 PM   #28
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That's what I replied. All my standard shop stuff fits in there but I am not sure what size they are, and how it's measured.

The numbers I gave you are for those fittings. None of the measurements are exactly 1/4" or 3/8", so it's a nominal thing. But with the numbers I gave you and the packaging you should be able to figure it out.
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Old 03-23-2017, 01:37 PM   #29
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Thanks Bob. Now I know what I have in my shop!
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Old 03-23-2017, 02:27 PM   #30
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1/4 Milton M style. Female is S-728 male is S-727
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Old 03-23-2017, 05:46 PM   #31
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Got it all installed.... Yea!!!
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Old 03-23-2017, 06:06 PM   #32
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Awesome.
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Old 03-23-2017, 06:51 PM   #33
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Gotta figure a really cool way to store my 50' hose and accessories in the space in front of the generator.... I'll come up with something unique for sure....
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Ernest, glad you got it installed, you will find out how easy to use the air coupling without all the presure. I'm with you, need to find a good way to store the hose up front. Guess that will wait until we get home from Mesa in a couple of weeks.
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Old 03-23-2017, 08:56 PM   #35
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Skip - I'll have a solution for us all figured out by the time you get home from Mesa.....
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Ernest, glad you got it installed, you will find out how easy to use the air coupling without all the presure. I'm with you, need to find a good way to store the hose up front. Guess that will wait until we get home from Mesa in a couple of weeks.
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Skip, if you look at my pics in post #14, you might do the same or get ideas.
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Skip & Earnest,

I was thinking of something like this -- I use these for all my extension cords. Works great for water hoses too but you can only put a 25' hose on the XL reel.

https://www.amazon.com/Cordpro-CP-10...llow+cord+reel
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I'm gonna store my hose/accessories in some sort of pouch/bag that I can hang In the space in front of the generator.... Will be out of the way there BUT still easy to get to....
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Turned out great.... Really like the shut-off valve....
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Question: Should I use "regular" teflon tape on the Threads of the fittings, or is it advisable to use the yellow gas teflon tape?
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