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Re: Re: US Divers Steel 72 Tank Valve Leak (1958)


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Posted by SDM on November 20, 2012 at 09:09:03:

In Reply to: Re: US Divers Steel 72 Tank Valve Leak (1958) posted by Patrick on November 20, 2012 at 08:21:05:

Agree 100% with Patrick...use only Teflon tape

Avoid pipe dope..Has not been used in the diving community for many years--perhaps as long as 30 years

It is a 1/2 inch tapered thread valve

Often just a 1/4 turn more will seat the valve--note: every time the valve is removed and replaced it will seat lower and less threads will be exposed.

Enjoy diving your new 72 Cuft tank--it has great buoyancy


SDM




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