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Synthetic grease for Scubapro 1st stage

Discussion in 'Vintage Diving & Equipment' started by boat sju, Jan 12, 2021.

  1. MedicMutt

    MedicMutt Registered

    # of Dives: 0 - 24
    Location: Louisiana
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    Okay. Grease, I can get. Syringes as well. It won't be in the water until next weekend, so I'll try and inject some more grease, and soak it afterwards.

    The video makes packing with grease appear fairly simple with the right tools.
     
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  2. couv

    couv Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: 13th floor of the Ivory Tower
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    It is. Make sure the IP is where you want it before you begin packing. Just for you, because you're from my home state (and I wanted to do it anyway) I packed a MK10 (same body as a MK9) and took pictures.

    First pic shows how much grease exudes after a full pack then pressurized.
    Second pictures shows the proper grease level.
    Third shows a boot installed and the reg pressurized.
    Fourth the reg is un-pressurized-note the boot has deflated a bit.

    Keep plenty of alcohol soaked paper towels handy to wipe your hands and a container to put the extra grease that oozes out.

    Thanks to my friends who sent me the excellent boot and custom saddle. I'll only post their names with their permission.
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  3. boat sju

    boat sju Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Haslett, Michigan
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    I added a custom boot to the old Cressi I was playing with. Electrical tape with a pin hole at each ambient chamber hole. And no I'm not diving it - just using it to fill car tires - but I'm tempted to.
     

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