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Old 17-12-2015, 04:46   #1
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Mysterious part

Good Morning all, I have a riddle that I need some help solving.

I found this thing in my boat. I have attached a picture.

Trouble is this little sucker has become a source of debate among my peers. The guessing runs the gamut but I suspect that it may be a piece from the missing diesel heater.

So I turn to this human database of old salt knowledge. Please take a look and let me now if you have seen it before!

IT seems to be brass, 2 pieces that screw together. the male piece has an o-ring gasket.


Thank you in advance for any suggestions red herrings or advice

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Old 17-12-2015, 05:45   #2
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no holes in it at all?
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no holes in it at all?
That's what I was thinking??? So... A spare bleed screw complete with said "bleed screw protective holder" ???

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No Holes.

They fit together very well, However i do notice that once the male end is screwed all the way in, there is still one exposed thread.
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Honestly, I think they are a cap and a plug for temporarily closing a line union to keep contaminates out of the line and port while apart...
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It's two parts off of an assembly, probably a carburetor, that happen to fit together.
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Honestly, I think they are a cap and a plug for temporarily closing a line union to keep contaminates out of the line and port while apart...
Also think so. Maybe for a gas deck fitting and an outboard grill? Where you normally have the hose when operating the grill?
The O-Ring is a bit 'overkill' though ....

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I do like fuel feed line for the missing diesel heater....
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I like the Idea that it is a blocking cap and plug for the heater, I just cant prove it yet.

for that matter could it be for the engine? yanmar 3gm 22.5 ?
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You keep the cyanide pill in there
if you get captured...
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That's a Thingamabob if I've ever seen one.
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You keep the cyanide pill in there
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no room, currently where i store my weed


issue is not what its currently used for, but its intended porpoise
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My son would wear it in his ear.
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Can't tell the scale. How big are they?
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You keep the cyanide pill in there
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It does look like a small storage compartment. Room in the stem for something and the o ring to keep it dry.
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