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WRONG HOSE!
05-JAN-2012 Eric Peterson

WRONG HOSE!



As you can see from the last picture there is a huge difference in hoses. I take many pictures of bad installations but a reader sent me this one. It takes the cake!


Please do not use the wrong hose. This boat came darn close to sinking. Use 4 ply minimum, non-wire reinforced hose. The Buck Algonquin product is six ply.

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