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Installing a Vintage K Valve on a Steel 72

Discussion in 'Vintage Diving & Equipment' started by Art Challacombe, Aug 15, 2021.

  1. AfterDark

    AfterDark Contributor

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    IMO because the LDS people were either ignorant about J valves, equipment snobes or wanted to make a sale.
     
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  2. captain

    captain Captain

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    Tell them you are search and rescue diver who sometimes is in black water and can't see your SPG and OSHA requires one.

    1910.424(c)(4)
    A diver-carried reserve breathing gas supply shall be provided for each diver consisting of:
    1910.424(c)(4)(i)
    A manual reserve (J valve);
     
  3. AfterDark

    AfterDark Contributor

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Rhode Island, USA
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    Those are the kind of A-holes that would ask for proof!
     
  4. John C. Ratliff

    John C. Ratliff Instructor, Scuba

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    How about if I simply showed them these photos for proof?

    SeaRat
     

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  5. AfterDark

    AfterDark Contributor

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    Location: Rhode Island, USA
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    Are you offering to be a J valve strawman for the OP? Outlaw J valve!!! :D
     
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  6. John C. Ratliff

    John C. Ratliff Instructor, Scuba

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  7. Art Challacombe

    Art Challacombe Registered

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
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    I also have a couple of these to let me know when it’s time to come to the surface.
     

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