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    May 25, 2008, 11:59 AM - Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #1

    Hello people

    I'm doing an ATAT pilot and am in desperate search for the correct colour, ribbed hoses. Then I just raided Becky's Zam spares box

    The hoses are exact match!!!

    So is there anyone in the US or elsewhere who's able to get the hose and ship it over to me in the UK if I pay them for their hard work?

    There are 4 of us in UK currently doing an ATAT pilot so this would be a great help

    Many thanks

    John

    john.danter@btinternet.com
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    May 25, 2008, 1:37 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #2

    The ATAT pilot's have the same hoses as Zam hoses? Hmmmm... Didn't know that.

    On the other hand... we aren't exactly sure what kind of hoses we need Most of us are using Hoover vacuum hoses, but they don't match up perfectly. If I remember Becky received hers from someone else as part of a "Box-o-Zam" and we were all drooling over how perfect her hoses were! We never did find out what kind of hoses they were exactly.
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    May 25, 2008, 7:59 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #3

    yeah i've PMd Ludo to ask him where he got them from.

    I haven't seen him on these boards for yonks though (do you guys use the word 'yonks'? = long time : ) )
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    May 25, 2008, 9:41 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #4

    Do they fit into the correct 25mm hose connectors?
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    May 26, 2008, 3:44 AM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #5

    beckys hoses are ID 1" OD 1 1/8

    They're the same colour as ATAT hoses and look fantastic.
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    May 26, 2008, 12:00 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #6

    Sounds promising. I've been looking for accurate Zam hose for a while.
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    May 26, 2008, 12:46 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #7

    What about heading over to some 501st detachment forums and ask about AT-AT Pilot hoses? This may be a found part over there that we had never expected.
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    May 26, 2008, 2:10 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #8

    I found this picture on the armoredcavalry.net 501st detachment site of a LAWS AT-AT Driver. The hoses are 1" ID, 1 1/8" OD:

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    May 27, 2008, 8:44 AM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #9

    yep that's the same stuff I'm after and the same stuff Becky has

    Gui Gon Ludo sold me his Zam lot a year or 2 ago but I cant get back in touch with him.

    Me and Becky painted ours with glue and acryllic paints to get the correct Zam colour

    I've just ordered 10m of this hose here in the UK
    http://www.flexiblehose.co.uk/vinylflex.htm
    It'll do the job, I just need to dull down the colour a bit and make it paler
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    May 27, 2008, 10:21 AM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #10

    Well... that was like too easy.
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    May 27, 2008, 12:53 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #11

    Yep but it's still the wrong colour.
    Maybe useful for you Zammers though?
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    May 27, 2008, 7:39 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #12

    I'd like to see some close-ups of the stuff you have and the stuff you just ordered when you get it.
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    May 29, 2008, 2:39 AM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #13

    Yep will do.
    I cancelled the above order and found another supplier who happens to be a fan
    He's sending me a sample out
    I need to order a minimum of 30m anyway so there'll be lots spare
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    May 29, 2008, 1:39 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #14

    I'm down for 2 meters if it will work for Zam and a Tie pilot. Just let me know. THX
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    Mar 9, 2009, 3:03 PM - Re: Wanted: Zam Wessel hoses - lots of em!!! #15

    any updates on this hose?

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