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MB Sturgis Propane Hose Assembly - 1/2" Female Flare Swivel x 3/8" MPT - 4'

MB Sturgis Propane Hose Assembly - 1/2" Female Flare Swivel x 3/8" MPT - 4'

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Hose connects your 2-stage regulator to your RV's or travel trailer's propane system. Swivel feature on female end allows fitting to turn without the hose twisting when you hook up. Durable thermoplastic construction. Lowest Prices for the best propane from MB Sturgis. MB Sturgis Propane Hose Assembly - 1/2" Female Flare Swivel x 3/8" MPT - 4' part number 100383-48-MBS can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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MB Sturgis Propane - 100383-48-MBS

  • Hoses
  • Supply Hoses
  • 4 Feet
  • 1/2 Inch - Female Flare
  • 3/8 Inch - Male NPT
  • MB Sturgis

Hose connects your 2-stage regulator to your RV's or travel trailer's propane system. Swivel feature on female end allows fitting to turn without the hose twisting when you hook up. Durable thermoplastic construction.


Features:

  • Propane hose transfers propane from the regulator to your gas piping system
  • Swivel feature on female end allows fitting to turn without the hose twisting when you hook up
  • Durable thermoplastic construction
  • UL569 certified
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Hose dimensions: 48" long x 3/8" inner diameter
  • Temperature range: -40 F to 140 F
  • Maximum pressure rating: 350 psi
  • Hose fittings:
    • 3/8" Male NPT
    • 1/2" Female flare swivel


100383-48-MBS MB Sturgis Propane Hose Assembly - 1/2" Female Flare Swivel x 3/8" MNPT - 48"





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Video Transcript for MB Sturgis Propane - Hoses - 100383-48-MBS Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the MB Sturgis Propane Hose Assembly. This hose is typically used on RVs and travel trailers to connect a two-stage regulator to the permanent gas piping system. The inner diameter of the hose measures 38ths of an inch. It's a thermoplastic construction that's strong, durable and flexible. On this end we're going to have a 1/2" female flare swivel connector. On the other end we're going to have a 3/8 " MPT connector, that's stands for Male Pipe Thread. This assembly measures 48" long. The hose features a temperature range of -40* Fahrenheit up to 140* Fahrenheit. Maximum pressure rating is 350 PSI.

It is UL listed, and it's designed for LP and Natural Gas systems. That's going to do it for today's look at the MB Sturgis Propane Hose Assembly.


Customer Reviews

MB Sturgis Propane Hose Assembly - 1/2" Female Flare Swivel x 3/8" MPT - 4' - 100383-48-MBS

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (61 Customer Reviews)

Hose connects your 2-stage regulator to your RV's or travel trailer's propane system. Swivel feature on female end allows fitting to turn without the hose twisting when you hook up. Durable thermoplastic construction.

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I needed a longer hose to complete my conversion from single to dual tanks on my camper. The hose appears to be of good quality. The staff at etrailer is great! Very helpful and courteous. Will continue checking here first for my needs. 560105


Comments
No complaints. The hose integrity is still good. No cracks or leakage.
Daniel - 08/31/2019

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Product was as advertised. The only concern was the long delivery time, two weeks. That wasn't so horrible in and of itself, just that I buy a lot of items on line and most cases the delivery time is much shorter. An interesting aside and no reflection on e trailer it turns out my ancient travel trailer (1969) had a different saw gas pipe where gas service enters he trailer, but the counter lady here in Tucson had the right adapter for 5 bucks. Which works out fine. I believe she said the trailer side is 1/2 inch pipe thread and the hose is 1/2 inch propane thread, but she had the adaptor so I'm a happy camper. Sorry for The t.m.i. Maybe next customer with ancient vintage trailer may benefit from my tale. 417644



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Reasonable price, super speedy shipping and perfect fit. My only suggestion would be to show a ruler/ measurement on the product photo, confirming the diameter of the ends. The female end actually measures 3/4" inside diameter, which threw me off a bit when replacing my old hose. Had to run to Lowes with the hose to confirm my old hose was actually 1/2" female fitting. 642066


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The hose was an inch longer than the old ones. Was a bit of a trick to position the propane tanks so they attached cleanly and the bends in the hoses didnt rub on the cover while traveling. Otherwise, they have stayed in good shape and working as expected.
Tami - 05/18/2020

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So far the hose has done its job... 882333



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I am very pleased with the product and the service. I found the website easy to navigate and large selection to chose from. I would recommend E-trailer to anyone 880889



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Fast shipping.... easy to install. 866215



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I had to replace my previous hose because it was chewed through by squirrels, I replaced it with this hose and haven't had a problem. That's about all I can ask out of a gas hose. 853599



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EXACTLY what I needed and when I needed it. Good price also. Five stars! 820550



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Good quality as expected. 809041



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Propane supply hose delivered in 2 days. Haven't installed it yet but it looks right. $15 less than the RV store (the only sticks and bricks store I could find it). Squirrels chewed the original so needed a replacement. Thanks etrailer. 772035



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As always great product and great servi ce 744596



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This propane hose is serving me well. No leaks or other problems one year after purchase. The length was also correct and fit perfectly. 739556



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Updated all the lines on our 20yr old camper so far no complaints with the new set up ... 729643



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I recently bought a propane hose 3/8 male to 3/8 female from etrailer. It will be used to go from a 100 lb. propane tank to a copper house feed. It fit perfect but what impressed me was how well it was made and best of all it was made in America. Definitely built to last. Helpful people to work with. 729060



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Good product, good price, and good serv ice! 726547



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Etrailer was the only place I could find this size propane hose. Worked perfectly on my RV. 717933



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Good price, good service! I'll be back. Thanks, Tony 716850



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A 1. Great delivery time Great product. Great price. 715947



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etrailer is great. They have great product descriptions and review videos so that I know exactly what I am buying and how it will fit my needs I recently received a propane hose from etrailer that had been mis-packaged and therefore was the wrong length. They quickly sent out a replacement hose and now I have what I need. Thanks a lot to Bryan and the crew at etrailer. 700330



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Item was exactly as described. Shipped within hours after order and arrived sooner than expected. 696802


Comments
Holding up well, no issues with product.
Dean O - 09/08/2020

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Great service just what I needed 676941



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John was very quick in answering my questions.He suggested the parts I needed and I bought them. Delivery was fast and everything worked as planned!! 668905


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I used this on my food trailer. Unfortunately it wasn’t big enough to handle everything. This was caused by a lack of research on my behalf
Thomas - 07/12/2020

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Works fine, has to cover it with a SS flex sleeve, squirrels ate the first one. I've been trapping them and sending them to squirrel heaven ever since. 656567



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as described and leak free. 654564



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The order and shipment was professional 638286


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