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Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose

Extra-heavy, smooth-walled, all-vinyl hose for sanitation system connections (head intake, head to holding tank, holding tank discharge and pump-out). Excellent for critical bilge, drain, scupper line and potable water fill applications. FDA-approved low water-absorption compounds have excellent resistance to odor permeation and toilet chemicals. Reinforced with hard vinyl helix for good bend radius, vacuum rating and corrosion protection. Smooth cover permits clamping without cuffs. Do not use in pressurized water systems. Sold per foot; 50' maximum continuous length.

  • Application: Sanitation, bilge pump intake/discharge, drains, scupper, water tank fill
  • Material: FDA grade PVC
  • Reinforcement: Vinyl helix
  • Temperature Range: 13°-140°F
  • Vacuum Rating: 28
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Series 148 Hose, 3/4" Diameter, 3" Minimum Bend Radius 282277 116-148-0346W
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$4.59

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Series 148 Hose, 5/8" Diameter, 3" Minimum Bend Radius 397992 116-148-0586W
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$4.11

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Series 148 Hose, 1" Diameter, 3" Minimum Bend Radius 282285 116-148-1006W
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$5.22

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Series 148 Hose, 1-1/2" Diameter, 5" Minimum Bend Radius 282236 116-148-1126W
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$5.39

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Series 148 Hose, 1-1/4" Diameter, 4" Minimum Bend Radius 282301 116-148-1146W
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$5.29

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Series 148 Hose, 1-1/8" Diameter, 4" Minimum Bend Radius 282293 116-148-1186W
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$5.19

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Product Description

Extra-heavy, smooth-walled, all-vinyl hose for sanitation system connections (head intake, head to holding tank, holding tank discharge and pump-out). Excellent for critical bilge, drain, scupper line and potable water fill applications. FDA-approved low water-absorption compounds have excellent resistance to odor permeation and toilet chemicals. Reinforced with hard vinyl helix for good bend radius, vacuum rating and corrosion protection. Smooth cover permits clamping without cuffs. Do not use in pressurized water systems. Sold per foot; 50' maximum continuous length.

  • Application: Sanitation, bilge pump intake/discharge, drains, scupper, water tank fill
  • Material: FDA grade PVC
  • Reinforcement: Vinyl helix
  • Temperature Range: 13°-140°F
  • Vacuum Rating: 28

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Shields RubberSeries 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose
 
3.9

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (13)
  • Easy to install (9)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Attractive (4)

Cons

  • Difficult to install (7)

Best Uses

  • Bathroom (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (13), Professional (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

So Far, So Good!

Replaced my old Lectra San unit and all of the old hoses with this. It was stiff, but slid onto fittings fairly easily, so the job went pretty quickly. Looks (and smells)...Read complete review

Replaced my old Lectra San unit and all of the old hoses with this. It was stiff, but slid onto fittings fairly easily, so the job went pretty quickly. Looks (and smells) a lot better! We'll see how long it lasts.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Difficult to get on barb.

I replaced the 20+ year old black rubber hose and holding tanks on 2 heads. Getting the hose over an aluminum or nylon barb is extremely difficult. I was told to soften with...Read complete review

I replaced the 20+ year old black rubber hose and holding tanks on 2 heads. Getting the hose over an aluminum or nylon barb is extremely difficult. I was told to soften with a heat gun. This only softened the hose making it impossible to slide on. I tried dishwashing soap on the barb to no avail. I tried using 2 pipes in the hose to stretch it but had no luck. In the end I settled for getting the barb about 1'2 inch into the hose.I tied pulling it off but it seems to hold.

I've heard using smooth barbs works much better. That's great if you're starting from scratch, but usually it's working with wahat is there.

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5.0

I would definitly buy this product again

By cadillac rick

from Bradenton, Florida

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

      product is easy to use for a/c raw water cooling lines

       
      5.0

      Good replacement product-I would buy again

      By Tom

      from Anacortes, WA

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Difficult to get into tight space.

      Best Uses

      • Bathroom

      Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

      Quality material.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Difficult to get on barb.

      By Lou

      from Marathon, FL

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

      • Difficult To Install

      Best Uses

      • Bathroom

      Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

      I replaced the 20+ year old black rubber hose and holding tanks on 2 heads. Getting the hose over an aluminum or nylon barb is extremely difficult. I was told to soften with a heat gun. This only softened the hose making it impossible to slide on. I tried dishwashing soap on the barb to no avail. I tried using 2 pipes in the hose to stretch it but had no luck. In the end I settled for getting the barb about 1'2 inch into the hose.I tied pulling it off but it seems to hold.

      I've heard using smooth barbs works much better. That's great if you're starting from scratch, but usually it's working with wahat is there.

       
      5.0

      Used to replace my wash down pump hoses. Works great.

      By Gdriesen

      from San Diego

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

      Wash down pump hoses.

       
      5.0

      worked great easy to install

      By Rather be Sailing

      from Tx

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bathroom

        Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

        After 35 years all of our boat plumbing needed to be replaced. We used Shields because of the good reviews from previous people. So far we are happy.

         
        4.0

        Very strong hose.

        By Deltaville Sailor

        from Deltaville, Va.

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boat

          Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

          It requires a lot of pressure on the hose clamp to seal. It is very hard.

           
          5.0

          Excellent product made of good quality material

          By Brian

          from New York new york

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

              Easy to install good clean threads nice finish

               
              4.0

              Suction Hose fitting

              By Fixer

              from PGI Florida

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design

              Cons

              • Difficult To Install

              Best Uses

              • Bathroom

              Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

              Hose is very tight on a 3/4 barg, had to heat in boiling water to fit on the barb, would say this is excessive.

               
              5.0

              Yes

              By None

              from New York

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

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                  4.0

                  Good tough hose

                  By Scott

                  from Port Charlotte, FL

                  About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Galley
                    • Head

                    Comments about Series 148 Multi-Purpose Vinyl Hose:

                    Tough hose is good for fresh water, sewage, etc. above or below the water line.

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