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Are these j-valves worth anything?

Discussion in 'Tanks, Valves and Bands' started by doghouse, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. doghouse

    doghouse Barracuda

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Huntingtown, MD
    Not as collectors items or anything, but is it going to be worth the cost to have them checked out.

    I received them a tip for cleaning a guys boat. He will not dive in cold water (60 deg.)

    3 say US Divers Santa ANA
    1 says US Divers Los Angeles

    Thanks for any info.

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  2. captain

    captain Captain

    Very little to go wrong with a valve. If they operate easily and don't leak they should be fine. No need to get them serviced unless there is a reason and just being old is not reason enough. I have 50 year old valves that have all original parts in them. The double manifold would be great for a pair of AL 50's. Or put them on ebay.
  3. Luis H

    Luis H Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Maine
    There is nothing wrong with those valves. Some vintage equipment divers really like those valves.

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