[Public-list] Unexpected repair to gas tank filler hose

Pete petejill at sprynet.com
Thu Jun 10 13:17:51 PDT 2004

Thanks.  I too own a 1966 model and I'm sure that I have been dilatory about
inspecting that part.
Pete Howell
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Sternglass" <dans at stmktg.com>
To: "Alberg 30 Mailing List" <public-list at alberg30.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2004 3:41 PM
Subject: [Public-list] Unexpected repair to gas tank filler hose

> Hi A-30 people,
> Just before launching my A-30 last week, I noticed that the gas filler
> hose was disintegrating at the end where it attaches to the tank. In my
> 1966 model, it is a simple, if contorted, process to replace the 4 short
> lengths of -conductive- filler hose (there is also a wire grounding the
> filler to the tank) and the 8 clamps that clamp them to the steel parts
> and the tank and filler. Some of the 3 steel connecting parts were quite
> corroded on the outside, but usable after cleaning them up.
> Since this hose is almost entirely out of sight, I thought I'd mention
> it on the list if some of you (like me) had never previously thought to
> inspect it along its length.
> --Dan Sternglass
> Watcher of teh Skies, #201, 1966, Cayuga Lake, Ithaca, NY
> dans at stmktg.com
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