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i got a free octopus and bought a 1st stage for it to use with a pony bottle as a redundant air source... the 2nd stage would free flow, occasionally, so i brought it into my lds. the owner did some kind of adjustment and now it doesn't... he must have adjusted that screw... "balanced" it...
I believe what you're looking for (perhaps) is that he lowered the intermediate pressure. Then again I'm not a regulator tech.
However, you can't just go into a shop and get a reg "balanced"--that is a design principle that is built into the regulator at the factory.
Since it would appear that you are NOT a regulator technician, I would suggest not adjusting it yourself and let your LDS deal with it. I'd rather have someone who is (hopefully) versed in what they're doing deal with it for $ than to try and save some $, do it myself, and drown.