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Old 01-16-2020, 07:02 PM
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You can use regular bent tube hose ends without the swivel stems. The only thing in there is an O'Ring. Usually a lock wire retains the pieces together---sometimes a crimped section. But the stem swivels (rotates) on the stem and they will leak. Some more than others. And the more movement, the more the o'ring stresses, and/or is exposed to the fluids---i guess fuel in this case--and deterioration starts.
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Old 01-21-2020, 07:05 AM
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Note to Tom @ ts flightlines,

Yes, It's an Rv7.
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