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Does anyone know a source for small steam fittings like 1/4-40 safety valve and small pressure gauge like from Fyne Fort Fittings??? I tried to email Sulphur Springs but no reply.

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I get GREAT service from Maidstone Engineering Services (owned by Maxitrak). If I phone them on a Monday, most orders are sitting in my mailbox by Friday. GLR Distributors are also excellent. Both businesses have web sites.
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David,

I sent them an email. Wasn't aware that they were into scales smaller than 3.5"ga. I'd really like a source of the old Fyne Fort Fittings but couldn't find them on the web so assume they are history.

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Fyne Fort is no longer trading and the business was liquidated a couple of years ago. Some their fittings were excellent, some were a waste of perfectly good enamel.
 

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Curmudge,

FyneFort safety valves were very nice beacuse they were small and could be easily fitted with a shroud to look like rams horn type valve. Some of their fittings were a bit crude and were as you say waste of paint.

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I once ordered in a small selection of Fyne Fort safeties and I was greatly disappointed to find that none of them could ever have worked as-supplied because the springs were several times too heavy. Installing lighter springs only produced inconsistent dribblers, typically the symptom of poorly proportioned ball seat and chamber geometry. Yours may have been from an "improved" batch. Fyne Fort was not above improving the product when necessary, and they did look nice.
 

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Jack,

I carry a lot of different fittings and gauges in stock. Give me a call some evening to discuss your needs.

Royce
202-422-2892

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Tony,
Royce works full time and has a family.
Don't use the email on his web site, use turbohvn at aol.com instead because it's often clogged with spam
or call him at home in the evenings at 703-799-9643
 
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