Fuel filter size, what does FLG mean ??

Fast Eddie

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Can one of you clever folk help out a thicko please?

I’m looking at some fuel filters on ebay that are advertised as 1/4” FLG.

Can someone please educate me as to the meaning of FLG ?

Is it the ID of the spigot on the filter?

Or the ID of the fuel line the spigot is designed to fit into?

Or something entirely different ?

Google has failed me...
 
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More common to see them noted as 'flng'. Sort of helps in avoiding confusion. They should have had some piping experience reading ISO's W/BOM's prior to unleashing a not so common term saving keyboard stress..... Those are hose barbs anyway on inline filters, so double fail on communication.
 

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More common to see them noted as 'flng'. Sort of helps in avoiding confusion. They should have had some piping experience reading ISO's W/BOM's prior to unleashing a not so common term saving keyboard stress..... Those are hose barbs anyway on inline filters, so double fail on communication.
Exactly, hose barbs, or spigots, but not flanges !
 
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Perhaps description was made by someone not very familiar with the finer nuances of our common language.... We're quite capable of creating confusion enough on our own without outside assistance as we all know from regional dialects.

You don't type with an English accent.... Does mine have a southern American inflection?
 

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Perhaps description was made by someone not very familiar with the finer nuances of our common language.... We're quite capable of creating confusion enough on our own without outside assistance as we all know from regional dialects.

You don't type with an English accent.... Does mine have a southern American inflection?
I was born in MN, raised in Seattle, lived in NOLA, married an English woman from Hampshire, moved to NZ and then married a Kiwi. What is my accent? LOL
 
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My sister (Essex girl) adopted her husband's Scots accent after a few years of marriage, now a semi Kiwi of 50 odd years she sounds just like the chicken in: 'Meet The Feebles.' Scarey!!
 
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I have to have a minute sometimes to take it in from the few Scots I've met.
 

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Aren’t the pitcock screens sufficient

No.

As Fast Eddie wrote, they catch the "big stuff", but they also degrade over time and allow larger particles to pass. Anyone with the original petcocks is living a charmed life on borrowed time. Every time you remove the tank you run the chance of loosening more crap; shaken not stirred...

You have countless choices for fuel filters. Choose the pair that has a flow rate above the maximum consumption rate you anticipate and you can worry about something else, and the Norton as countless choices of these...

Best.
 
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