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  1. That one is an EARLY valve. They were originally...

    That one is an EARLY valve. They were originally designed for the 1800 psi converted CO2 or O2 bottles. The face seal almost NEVER went bad since the replacement rings were basically just thick...
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    I know that at least six folks got personal sized...

    I know that at least six folks got personal sized compressors since that is how many I sent out between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  3. I have another one and this time it is $2700 for...

    I have another one and this time it is $2700 for gas or electric (your choice)!
  4. SOLD ... Thanks!

    SOLD ... Thanks!
  5. Gasoline Driven Coltri MCH6 salesman sample for sale

    I have had this compressor since 2013 and have only used it as a sample at dive shows, for presentations at dive clubs and for training for potential compressor owners. I have filled a total of five...
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    I know that this is a bit old, but rather than an...

    I know that this is a bit old, but rather than an O-ring, you have a gasket. Dive centers used to stock those and you may even find an old timer that still has them. The beauty of them was that...
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    Got it ... thanks guys. I am on so many...

    Got it ... thanks guys.

    I am on so many different boards and every one is different so I didn't notice the spam link.

    Thanks again.
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    I got this one today from Xintian: ...

    I got this one today from Xintian:

    Hi!

    Attention! If you still dont know about wide range of goods for diver and...
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    Just remember that Aquaseal is a permanent sealer...

    Just remember that Aquaseal is a permanent sealer and when used as glue, will not release when you need to change again. If you replace your latex with Aquaseal, the second time you will either...
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    PB350 from OS Systems. It is easy to use,...

    PB350 from OS Systems. It is easy to use, removable and also impervious to damage from silicone.
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    The valve should screw into the tank easily. If...

    The valve should screw into the tank easily. If it is stopping 3/4 the way in, you most likely got sent the metric version. If you use a wrench to install it down to the o-ring, you will most...
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    That compressor is a re-branded Coltri MCH6 and...

    That compressor is a re-branded Coltri MCH6 and we don't supply a diesel engine primarily because of the cost but also because of the weight. But doing it yourself should be no problem as long as...
  13. Thread: Parkway Nova

    by Rcontrera
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    Keep your money in your pocket. You can rent...

    Keep your money in your pocket. You can rent various regs to try until you get the money set aside to purchase something that is current and serviceable by your local shop.
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    Poll: I have been teaching regulator service for one...

    I have been teaching regulator service for one company or another to scuba shops for the last 20 years or so and I have only found a few that actually pay attention. So ... yeah ... I do my own.
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    Salt-X is a magic solution. However, it doesn't...

    Salt-X is a magic solution. However, it doesn't remove corrosion ... it prevents it. It works by neutralizing the salt.

    Be extremely careful using any acids in that it can get in through...
  16. Some dive stores just don't know how to service...

    Some dive stores just don't know how to service regulators. That one is about ten years newer than the Poseidon I dive with. And if you give it to a good mechanic that knows how to work on...
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    They aren't outstanding. But it is a nice...

    They aren't outstanding. But it is a nice diversion from the unlimited drinking and dining. We didn't bring our own stuff (not planning on diving) so when we decided to go anyway, we had to use...
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    You have to remember that this is the...

    You have to remember that this is the recreational diving industry and in most cases the stores are run by diving buddies for their other diving buddies. What is supposed to happen and what actually...
  19. Thread: Kobe beef.

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    Not only are they massaged, they are also fed...

    Not only are they massaged, they are also fed beer to help keep them fat and happy... like me!
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    That is really old school drysuit technology. ...

    That is really old school drysuit technology. Way back in the days of wooden scuba tanks, the first successful drysuit for scuba divers was the Poseidon Unisuit and that was the valve configuration....
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    That's pretty cool. I remember ... quite a few...

    That's pretty cool. I remember ... quite a few years ago, the best bang for the buck for cheap replacement mics was the $10 Radio Shack one. Divers would just wire them up and silicone them into...
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    Compressor pricing

    I just got word that, in the USA, Coltri is going to be having an 11% price increase October 1st on the compressor line. The reasoning given is that there hasn't been a price adjustment since 2009...
  23. About 25 years ago we had a dive shop in WA and...

    About 25 years ago we had a dive shop in WA and we rented out underwater metal detectors. We had a guy come up from the marina and hired a diver to search for a ring that fell off his wife's hand...
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    It doesn't really matter. Either can get salt...

    It doesn't really matter. Either can get salt water introduced to the inside of the gauge through improper handling/washing. Just a tiny bit of water worked down the HP hose to the inside of the...
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    You and me both! I make my living selling and...

    You and me both! I make my living selling and servicing air systems and am continually amazed by how many of the shops that have no idea how to take care of their systems. Don't get me wrong ......
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