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Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? #419578
02/19/12 3:55 pm
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I did see them on flea Bay recently, at $7.00 for the 2 each! Plus shipping and handling........
There has to be a source for those X cross section o-rings that are used on the later unit motor oil pipe mount. (not sure WHY they are called Hex cause they are really X cross section, details, details...). Anyone found them at the hardware store, Lauson Power products lawn mower shop, Fordson Tractor parts?? KC


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Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419582
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If you just need a couple or four, email me yer shipping address and I'll put em in the morning's mail. osbornagain@yahoo.com.

Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419610
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Why not just look them up on McMaster.com? You can probably get 100 for about $5.

Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419614
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Leon, Thanks for the offer, I'll keep trying before depleting your stock, but may be back..............

DMadigan, You know, I saw your post on McMastercarr for something else. They aren't the easiest to find anymore, but I will have to give it a another shot! I don't have their catalog anymore, so I guess maybe online.


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Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419634
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Mcmaster is a good source but if you cant find them you can look for grainger.I like them because they have a few warehouses local so no waiting,otherwise pretty much identical afaik.

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Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419647
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I posted a thread a while back offering to supply a few since, if you buy a bag of 100 from McMasters, it's a big of overkill. I've sent some to a few guys since. A self-addressed stamped envelope is all that's needed.


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Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419688
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Nice offer Gary. I just thought it better to pay $5 to McMaster for 100 rather than $7 for two which I consider gouging. I have a supply of viton O-rings for the triple oil pump and only sell them for their cost.

Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419706
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Okay then, I will look for a lifetime supply from Mc MasterCarr!
Thanks for the heads up!!


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Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #419721
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I think at Grainger's you only gotta buy like 50 of them.

Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #420059
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The part number at McMasters is: AS 568A-009


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Re: Source those pesky "Hex" rings for the oil pipes? [Re: KC in S.B.] #420171
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AHH! Thanks for that part/stock number Gary!


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