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Old 10-21-2011, 01:29 PM   #1
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I'd like to ensure that my regulator isnt leaking. Would I simply disassemble apply teflon tape and put back together.

ie. Is teflon tape what I should use to reassemble?

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Old 10-21-2011, 01:42 PM   #2
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Use a small amount of dish soap and water to check for leaks. How would taking it apart help you determine if it is leaking? I wouldn't take it apart, and generally I can't think of what part you would use teflon tape on.

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Where the gauges screw into the regulator and where the on/off gas out valve screws into the regulator.

I will check with dish soap but its an older used setup so I suspect a leak and wanted to get feedback on what to use to repair if needed.

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OK, I would use some pipe dope instead of tape for those connections. I think it does a better job. They have a newer Teflon based version.

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