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does anyone recomend a decent tank valve for genesis HP tank of course din thanks my local shop of course dont do din (but can order crap i can do that )
so i am searching now.
Be careful! Genesis steel HP tanks are not standard tank threads! IIRC they are 1/2 inch not 3/4 inch so you can't just use any valve out of the catalogue. They also take a different o-ring than other tank valves. (they are smaller and thinner)
You will have to get the correct valves. I suggest ordering them through your shop just so you can nag them if they get the wrong ones!
The HP tank is 7/8 machine thread, fine, O ring. The standard S80 aluminum is 3/4 pipe thread, straight, O ring. The old 72 tanks (circa 1950-1962) were 1/2 pipe thread, tapered. Your tank is 7/8, O ring. The DIN valve you purchase MUST be this size. Do not buy a Sherwood Genesis valve if you do not like the slant design. Buy a US Divers or equivalent. The Japanese Thermo also good.