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Old 10-12-2012, 02:58 PM   #11
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Ghetto? Let me tell you something, I can do without your snarky comments. If you have nothing constructive to say, say nothing at all IMO.


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Old 10-12-2012, 05:18 PM   #12
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There's nothing wrong with that regulator - Assuming it's in good working order.

I agree replacing the low pressure gauge with something that you can more accurately set in the 10-20 PSI range is a good idea.

I have a couple of those splitters on some regulators. They work great. The flare fitting is the same as corny QD's (Obviously, that's what they hooked up to for soda)

They may or may not have check valves. I have a few that do and some that don't - Either way, all you have to do is cap the ones you don't use. Either with a flare cap and washer (Should have them at your LHBS) or just remove the ones you don't want and use a pipe plug and some teflon tape.

Hmm - Dual reg, manifold, = $$$. This is $4!
Damn right I'd use it

Don't forget the seal between the gauge and the Co2 tank - VERY important!
On the end of the tank fitting there should be a groove with an o-ring in it.
If the o-ring isn't there, just go to the hardware store and buy a hard nylon washer that just fits inside of the nut on the regulator. It'll seal right up.


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What does the primary pressure gauge on the tank tell us? That's right, the temperature. Put it on a scale if you want to know how much is in it...
Put some duct tape over the gauge - Or better yet - Replace the high pressure gauge with a plug - High pressure gauges are useless!
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Old 10-12-2012, 08:47 PM   #13
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I appreciate your help. I'll check all the seals before I hook up.
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Old 10-12-2012, 10:57 PM   #14
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Hopefully the gauges are accurate though. I have run into used gauges that have been dropped a few times and they are off. It may help if you could find a way to compare it to someone elses's regulator if possible. Otherwise you could just run it and see how it ends up, if it's fine then all the better. Good luck with it!
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