Joker valves interchangable? - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 11-02-2012
pdqaltair's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Deale, MD
Posts: 2,198
Thanks: 1
Thanked 32 Times in 32 Posts
Rep Power: 6
pdqaltair is on a distinguished road
Joker valves interchangable?

First, it sure seems that the joker valves one the Jabso twist-n-lock, Raritan PHII and Groco manual head are functionally interchangeable. Yes, there are minor differences in the molding and the flange on the Groco is about 1/16-inch thicker, but I betting all will fit and all will work. I'm sure I've heard of folks swapping the Jabsco and Raritan valves. Good to know, if the store only has one of these.

Second, is one of these better, in anyone's expereince (you've tried both in the same head)? Yes, there are price differences, but that's not what I care about.
__________________
(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 11-02-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 1,372
Thanks: 1
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 11
capttb is on a distinguished road
Re: Joker valves interchangable?

I seem to recall the Raritan claims to have a slightly larger "orifice".
__________________
"Just call me TB"
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 11-02-2012
pdqaltair's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Deale, MD
Posts: 2,198
Thanks: 1
Thanked 32 Times in 32 Posts
Rep Power: 6
pdqaltair is on a distinguished road
Re: Joker valves interchangable?

Quote:
Originally Posted by capttb View Post
I seem to recall the Raritan claims to have a slightly larger "orifice".
Actually, I just measured the three (passing a cylindrical object through each). The Raritan and Groco were the same and the Jabsco would take one size larger. However, difference was most probably too small to make any practical difference.
__________________
(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by pdqaltair; 11-03-2012 at 06:04 PM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 11-03-2012
Ritchard's Avatar
No more curry buffets
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Toronto
Posts: 381
Thanks: 2
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 4
Ritchard is on a distinguished road
Re: Joker valves interchangable?

Quote:
Originally Posted by pdqaltair View Post
Actually, I just measured the three (stuffing screw driver handles through, which was actually a fairly awful imagery).
Um, can somebody pass the brain bleach?
__________________
Bashing about on Lake Ontario and Beyond
"Ariel" '79 Endeavour 32
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 11-03-2012
pdqaltair's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Deale, MD
Posts: 2,198
Thanks: 1
Thanked 32 Times in 32 Posts
Rep Power: 6
pdqaltair is on a distinguished road
Re: Joker valves interchangable?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ritchard View Post
Um, can somebody pass the brain bleach?
I revised the post due to an unfortunate choice of words. I only envisioned use of the toilet.
__________________
(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by pdqaltair; 11-03-2012 at 06:06 PM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Maybury looking to play late Joker in bid for Isora series win NewsReader News Feeds 0 09-14-2012 07:20 AM
Joker valve life TQA Gear & Maintenance 11 07-26-2011 11:42 AM
Joker Valve? WanderingStar Gear & Maintenance 13 11-07-2010 07:15 AM
Gate valves and why we don't use them... sailboy21 Gear & Maintenance 28 11-12-2008 10:55 PM
Y valves drynoc Gear & Maintenance 0 01-01-2004 02:34 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:37 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.