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Anti Siphon Valves

Sheesh, who'd a thunk it would be this hard???

Ok, here's the problem -- the valves in three of my anti-siphon loops are non-functional. The loops are bronze, and have screw-in valves to facilitate maitenance (which apparently escaped the PO's PM schedule.)

The leather rings and plastic flappers are toast, and need to be replaced.

But that's the rub -- I've been looking in every store/chandlery I run across, and cannot find replacement valves.

Can anyone recommend a place to look?

Thanks in advance,
PF
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It would help if you said who made the anti-siphon valves, as they're likely to be manufacturer specific. If you can't find a manufacturer on the valves...post a photo of them, as someone might be able to tell what make/model they are. It might also be a good idea to say what boat you have, since they may be original to the boat, and as such, known to someone who has experience with the boat.

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try this...anti-syphon repair

Good advice that helped me with the same problem.
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