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Largo
04-30-2008, 19:35
Some of you are going to say, "No Duh" to this, but I am going to post it anyway.

I just noticed that the dump valve in my lift bag is interchangeable with the dump valve on a standard BCD.

Funny the things that you take for granted until the don't work.

ChrisA
04-30-2008, 19:46
I just noticed that the purge valve in my lift bag is interchangeable with the purge valve on a standard BCD.

Funny the things that you take for granted until the don't work.

I think you mean "dump" valve. But are you saying swapping them worked or it didn't work? My guess is that they'd interchange perfectly if they were the same brand, had the same size spring and the same size surface area on the inside of the valve.

terrillja
04-30-2008, 19:50
The dump valve on my Halcyon smb and my DR wing are the same. As in same mold. Completely interchangeable.

Largo
04-30-2008, 19:58
I uh, wrote 'dump valve'. You must have misread it... Yeah, that's the ticket.

Splitlip
04-30-2008, 20:24
The dump valve on my Halcyon smb and my DR wing are the same. As in same mold. Completely interchangeable.

Most are interchangeble. At least on all the major wing manufactures. Now the BCD folks... I think that Seaquest is proprietary.

Edit:
and I don't know why every MFG does not use a standard.

I can switch diverite, oms, oxycheq and halcyon.

elijahb
04-30-2008, 21:30
I good tip if you ever blow a valve on your bc. I will have to remember it

Largo
05-01-2008, 07:59
Thank you.