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Filter Tower Question

Discussion in 'Compressors, Boosters and Blending Systems' started by rob.mwpropane, Oct 11, 2020.

  1. rob.mwpropane

    rob.mwpropane ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Those will be the ones I get. Bummer that the CO disks don't do a darn, but that's why I come on here, to get the experience of those before me. Will get a CO detector. Any cheap recommendations?

    I am by no means an expert on small engines, but I've rebuilt one or 2 in my time. Making sure they're in good order before moving forward always saves us the most money:)

    I know I need grease, if you'd like to make a cheap recommendation (or anyone for that matter) I'm happy to oblige. I had found some before, but now I can't seem to locate...was like $32 for 2 tubes if I remember.

    The lady with the greasing stick....holy moly, I feel bad for her. We run a lot of heavy machinery, everything gets greased every 6-8 hours.
     
  2. grf88

    grf88 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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  3. rjack321

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    I believe Rix requires a proprietary grease but maybe not as I dont have one.

    Ahh yes cheap life support is always the best :p
     
  4. rob.mwpropane

    rob.mwpropane ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Thanks

    I can buy a bolt snap @ my LDS for $13. I can buy the same bolt snap and have it shipped from DGX or wherever for $4. Maybe cheap was the wrong word, but to me it seems anytime you add diving or scuba to a device they like to add another "0" to the price.

    If something works, that I can spend money on wisely and not impulsively I try to do that...it means I get to go diving more:)
     
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  5. rob.mwpropane

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  6. rhwestfall

    rhwestfall Woof! ScubaBoard Sponsor

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    For real time CO monitoring, I plumbed in a Tee that feeds my fill whip (back side of filter PMV). The second leg is on a needle valve, goes through a DIN flow restrictor, is fed to an adjustable laboratory flow regulator (also a reed valve for flow control), then feeds my Sensorcon CO Meter....

    I felt it worth the investment.... With you running a gas driven compressor, I'd think it a no-brainer for the investment.
     
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  7. grf88

    grf88 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    See Iian's post #50
     
  8. abnfrog

    abnfrog Tech Instructor

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    bob is right on the money, i have a co checker but i only use it every 10 hours or so ....if i used a gas engine to run plum it in permanently .....also DONT use the sea view window checker for CO it isnt worth a damn
     

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