no nay never - £50+ henderson mk1 service kit

Tintin

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I cant be bothered to change my mk 1 henderson pump for a newer one cos it works.

But when i went to replace the perished diaphragm i needed a lie down after being told the service kit was over £50.

So what i did was get some thick compressed neoprene (£5) meant for gasket repairs and made my own. It took about 30 mins including drilling the holes.

This only seems possible on the mk 1 cos it has a flat diaphragm.
 

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Sorry, but you have overspent. I acquired (free) a burst tractor innertube (utterly HUGE) and cut 3 diaphragms out of it, 2 are still sitting in my spares locker 5 years later, in case it doesn't last long!!! :D
 

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Sorry, but you have overspent. I acquired (free) a burst tractor innertube (utterly HUGE) and cut 3 diaphragms out of it, 2 are still sitting in my spares locker 5 years later, in case it doesn't last long!!! :D

You missed a trick there. Should have cut out 100 and sold them on ebay for £49.
 

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Slightly off the thread ,but I have some bits from a Simpson Lawrence SL400 loo,mainly the large diaphragm,that must be close to hen's teeth for those SL400 owners, anyone need one PM me with address and cover postage.

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I'm surprised you can get anything for the Mk1. I've got one spares set for my Mk4 and that's it. I'm stuffed if any of the valves go. Still i can always fit the lid from a Mk5, then I can use Mk5 parts......that's the long term plan, anyway.
 
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