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Old 08-14-2008, 10:10 PM   #1
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I got my MicroMatic dual primary hooked up to my freshly filled 20# tank.

As you can see there were a few leaks to work out, but I think I got them all. It's sitting under pressure now to be checked on in a few minutes.

First question: at the red arrow is a fitting that threads into the right side regulator. The left side regulator threads onto this fitting, mating with a flat face and washer, just like on the CO2 tank.

The fitting that threads into the right side regulator is left-hand thread. This means that as I try to tighten the nut from the left side regulator, I can watch the fitting unthread itself from the right side regulator! Is this normal?

Second question: my high side is reading 650psi at room temp. I thought it should be 800psi at room temp?


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Old 08-16-2008, 05:52 PM   #2
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I'm so jealous. I wish I knew more about this so I could help you out.

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Old 08-16-2008, 06:22 PM   #3
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if the left and right are both the same threads remove the regulator stem and use a brass or stainless 2-3" nipple. I hope this is big enough to see well.
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