Pentosin Reservoir Cap Seal
sscalmanini at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 9 14:01:00 EDT 2003
Here's a little trivia (trivium/o/?) for any of you whose
rubber washer/seal for your hydraulic reservoir cap has lost
some of its edge (literally; possibly from overtightening?)
as mine did (and some of the missing rubber was in the
screen/filter and the rest went ... well, the pump did fail
The seal is not available from AoA unless you buy the entire
cap assembly (for $18.xx). At a hardware store I could only
find a washer with ~ 1/16" smaller OD (for a plumbing "union"),
but a plumbing shop had one the exact size: 1 3/16" [30mm] ID x
1 11/16" [43mm] OD (and ~.080" [2mm] thick). Asked for its mfr.
and P/N, he only explained "it's the one for pop-up drains that
use a rubber washer instead of plumbers' putty".
So if you ever need one, now you know what to phone around for.
... working on Trivial Pursuit, the Quattro Edition ...
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