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Old 12-01-2022, 06:38 PM   #1
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Labelling Hoses

In some of the (amazing) ER pictures I have seen hoses with nice, neat, big white lettering giving the year of installation.

What kind of marker would work for that?
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Old 12-01-2022, 07:10 PM   #2
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What kind of marker would work for that?
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Shrink wrap certainly does a nice finish, but clear poly sealer over the label is perhaps easier, especially when the hoses are already attached or connected and you are labeling them.
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I use a home labeler and clear packaging tape. The tape and the label might lose its connection to the hose but the tape will stick to its self and remain as a ring around the hose.
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For a highly resilient marker that you can maintain your calligraphy skills with, Amazon has a large selection markers called "Paint Pens", available in various colors. I have a couple of quality ones in white and gold. No label maker, heat shrink or packing tape req'd. Just don't smudge it!
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Ditto Luna, paint marker. You can get this one at Home Depot.
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I use the "paint pens" as suggested above. I also identify direction of flow as a visual aid.
Labeling the fuel lines over the years has helped greatly. I have a few manifolds and many different possible configurations of flow. Visual reminders help when trouble shooting.
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