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Old 07-24-2007, 02:41 PM   #1
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Question "O" Ring Source

My 73' Argosy came with a few sewer fittings. But the large "O" rings are shot. Being in the boonies, no one in town has them this large. Aren't they a standard ring??

I checked online at a couple places with no luck.

I hate to toss perfectly good fittings for lack of an "O" ring or two.


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Old 07-24-2007, 02:49 PM   #2
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Any RV dealer should have them, but they are special for the fittings. I don't think you will find them anywhere else.

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Old 07-24-2007, 02:53 PM   #3
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o-ring vendors

If you know the size, individuals can purchase o-rings from full-line suppliers such as McMaster-Carr, or a specialty vendor like I've used them both.
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Old 07-24-2007, 04:13 PM   #4
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Thanks for the link......... not a lot of RV dealers out here.
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Old 10-20-2007, 10:32 AM   #5
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Are you talking about O-rings or the gasket in the Thetford hose fitting? If it's the Thetford, I have looked in the big cities and cannot find a standard replacement. You're lucky if you can find them at big RV places. I usually find them at mom and pop RV places that have been around for more than 20 years.

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Old 10-20-2007, 11:09 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Sundance
... Being in the boonies, no one in town has them this large. ...Thanks
I certainly feel your pain. Folks sometimes say that I should just hop down to Home Depot (Lowe's, etc) or the RV outfit or whatever. Yeah, right. The nearest Home Depot is right at 80 miles away; the nearest RV outfit -- a very small one -- is 100 miles; and the full-service RV outfits are 160 miles away.

Life in the boonies ...

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Old 10-20-2007, 12:04 PM   #7
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Thumbs up Home Depot, Walmart too far

I use McMaster Carr for almost all my hardware. If I place the order before 5:00PM I have it the next day without any special shipping charges.

Their online catalog is easy to use and has useful guides and often drawings of items.

Prices are soso.
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Old 10-20-2007, 10:14 PM   #8
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Smile Hi Sundance

Most auto parts stores sell an O ring kits. That is they sell you a 5 foot lond o ring material and glue and you make your own. This kit normaly has about 4 or 5 diffrent zizes of o rings. If your parts store does not have it try to get them to order it. I belive Gates rubber and few others make this kit.
Regard from Russell in sunny and warm Tucson Az.

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