In the last 5, 10 or 20 years, most other marine manufacturers moved their production over to Asia to save money on parts and labor. These manufacturers started using cheaper hoses. cheaper primer bulbs and bargain fittings.
The end result of these cost saving measures is that If you purchase marine fuel line assemblies from these low cost manufacturers you will instantly notice their hard plastic feel and cheap vinyl hoses. With cheaper fittings and hoses, these assemblies have a tendency to leak. If you put these cheaply made fuel line assemblies in a freezer overnight they will freeze solid and not work in the morning.
The US NAVY, NAVY Seals and Department of Forestry all use Larand because of our high quality and dependability.
The Navy Seals recently tested the fuel line assemblies of 10 different manufacturers and decided to use Larand Marine Products as its manufacturer of custom made fuel line assemblies.