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From: Bob O.
Remote Name: 18.104.22.168
Date: February 11, 2003
Clyde, don't give up on local shops yet. Are you in an agricultural area? If not, then get hold of yellow pages from some medium size town where there's a John Deere and New Holland dealership, and then look for the local hydraulic fittings shop. Near me in Albany Oregon A-1 Coupling have never batted an eyelid whn I bring in weird stuff. It's the AGRICULTURAL connection that makes the difference, so if you're some big-city slicker no local shop will carry those odd fittings. I don't know what diameter pipe you're talking about but I am sure that it's easily available, and no doubt the fittings too. I've had high pressure steel pipe made up for my bale stackwagon at a fraction of the Ford New Holland cost. If it's really small pipe like 1/8" or 3/16" or something, then there's always brake line in stainless steel or mild, and flaring is easy enough to do. I don't know exactly the fittings you need, but I say travel to the country where the eggs are cheap and plentiful.