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Old 02-11-2009, 11:15 PM   #1
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Got my new Low Pressure Gauge and CO2 tank nut ring today and got the old ones off. Now I'm wondering if I should be gas taping, pipegooing, or leaving these threads alone. Who knows the answer?

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Old 02-11-2009, 11:25 PM   #2
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I gas taped mine and no leaks here.

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Old 02-11-2009, 11:32 PM   #3
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I use tape too.. better safe the leaky!!

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Old 02-12-2009, 12:09 AM   #4
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The new regulator I bought had dried glue on the threads. I used teflon tape when reassembling.

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Old 02-12-2009, 02:05 AM   #5
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I'm a believer in Teflon tape. I even use it on the threads for the tank. As long as you keep it clear of the mating surface, it can help prevent galling.
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Old 02-12-2009, 02:10 AM   #6
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cant go wrong with the teflon tape. 2 wraps counterclockwise or clockwise, I always have to look at it and do it twice.

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