Prestex to hose fittings
- Dear Sir or Madam.
Thank you for supplying catalogs to me here in the US. It is difficult to
maintain my Camper & Nicholson's 35 now that the parent company has , for
all practical purposes, expired. I have made the information you provided
to me available to other CN owners.
I am trying to convert an all copper tubing connection between my deck and
fuel tank to a hose setup. I currently a have Prestex 35 flanged tank
connection at one point and a similar coupling to the deck fill at the
other. I would like to attach a hose connection in place of the rigid
The OD of the tank connection and the deck filler is about 1.75" which is
close enough to 42mm to be the same. The thread pitch is 14 TPI and that is
what is confusing me. That measurement does not correspond with BSP as I
Does Prestex make a female conversion to hose or would one of the fittings
on page 8 (e.g. 1-72125 or 1-76150) be suitable in a diesel situation. Would
part # 1-54242 give me enough exposed pipe nipple to get hose and 2 hose
clamps on it?
My current work-around has been to cut the copper tubing into two nipples
for the hose and re-use the copper compression rings. I would prefer
S/V Dark Lady