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Vintage Battery Toy Tubing
This tubing is for replacing the tubing found in several toys such as the Blushing Willy, Picnic Bear, Picnic Rabbit, etc. The tubing that was originally used in these toys was rubber. Over time it gets hard and brittle, to the point of cracking and sometimes breaking into pieces.
When I first encountered this problem, I thought "OK, no big deal", and ran down to the local hardware store where they had all sorts of tubing. Every type of tubing that I tried was too stiff. When the arns of the drinking toy traveled upwards, the stiffness of the tubing caused the motor to drag, to the point that it would slow down. Sometimes the motor would even stop running.
I finally located a source for this surgical grade latex tubing, which was not cheap stuff. It is very soft and flexible and will retain these qualities for a very long time, if not forever. I have used this tubing successfully on many toys for several years. The interior dimension is 1/4" and the exterior dimension is 3/8". Each section is 14" long. Other lengths available by special order.
If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may return the item for a refund in the amount of the purchase price. We only ask that you return it within 7 days in the same condition in which it was received. Buyer is responsible for return shipping cost.
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