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Old 08-06-2013, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default Troubleshooting regulator

So I've got this used reg I'm trying to get going. It's connected to a brand new full 5# tank. When I turn it on, co2 just pours out of that little hole you see on the right side there. What gives? I took the reg apart but everything looks fine - no broken gaskets or anything.

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Old 08-13-2013, 11:32 PM   #2
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Try to raise the pressure with the middle screw that might seal it mine needs to be in a little bit or it does it too hope that helps

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Either a seal is gone or a valve is busted:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/regu...6/#post1648183

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Either a seal is gone or a valve is busted:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/regu...6/#post1648183
Problem was neither of those.

Middle metal piece came loose somehow between the dude's house who picked it up for me, and my place. I smashed it back in with a hammer and screwdriver, lubed up the gaskets, expanded the springs a bit and she's working fine.

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Im glad you got it fixed

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