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Bulk scuba hose.

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself - DIY' started by Nostromo, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. Nostromo

    Nostromo Solo Diver

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    Anybody know where to get bulk scuba hose and fittings? Is there a serious difference between "real" scuba hose and fittings (48 bucks for seven feet) and the stuff you get at the hardware store (30 cents a foot plus fittings)? This would be strictly for air use, not EAN or high percentage O2 gas. What about the high pressure SPG hose? Any ideas?

    thanks,
    e.a.e.
     
  2. whitedragon13

    whitedragon13 Instructor, Scuba

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    A friend of mine was looking into buying some air compressor hose to build his own SNUBA system. We did some research and there is a standard (can't remember the name of it anymore) for breathing hoses.

    There's a website "Mar-vel" is the company (I think) where you can get bulk hosing for cheaper than the price you quoted.
     
  3. Nostromo

    Nostromo Solo Diver

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    I beleive the standard is the European EN-250, as marked on most hoses.




     
  4. Nostromo

    Nostromo Solo Diver

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    Mar-vel is precicely what I've been looking for. Thanks!

    e.a.e.
     
  5. DennisS

    DennisS Marine Scientist

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  6. whitedragon13

    whitedragon13 Instructor, Scuba

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    There's an American standard as well, just can't think of it. If you're building a snuba, let me know how it turns out!
     
  7. Bob3

    Bob3 Dive Shop

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    For basic "hookah" type surface supply, there's an outfit in Las Vegas that I bought a pile from for 50ยข a foot, picked up a 300' coil for $150.

    bummer... I looked up his website & it's closed down now. Boogers.
     
  8. David P

    David P Solo Diver

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    ANSI
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  9. Creed

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  10. Scubaroo

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    Look into the costs of a crimping tool to do the job properly.... :(
     

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