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UTD sidemount regs

Discussion in 'Regulators' started by nldiver1984, Dec 21, 2018.

  1. nldiver1984

    nldiver1984 Nassau Grouper

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    I'm looking for a pair of sidemount regs and was presented with UTD regs + service kits for $500 US. I heard they are great regs for servicing yourself. Attached a pic.

    How would these compare to HOG classics with D3 first stages?
     

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  2. runsongas

    runsongas Great White

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  3. sigxbill

    sigxbill Tech Instructor

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    the HOGs don't even come close!
     
  4. decompression

    decompression Instructor...seriously...

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    Yup, standard version of the SP mk25 (great reg) and similar second as the HOG classic......a very good reg set.
     
  5. nldiver1984

    nldiver1984 Nassau Grouper

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    So this is a good deal?
     
  6. decompression

    decompression Instructor...seriously...

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    Yes!
     
  7. CAPTAIN SINBAD

    CAPTAIN SINBAD Divemaster Candidate

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    These are piston regs while hogs are diaphragm
     
  8. tbone1004

    tbone1004 Technical Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    regs made by Aquatec as mentioned above. Unsealed pistons so make sure you rinse them REALLY well while they're still wet if diving in the salty stuff and be careful in the cold stuff, same as you would any other piston.
    No issues with them though but on the self-service, you're likely on your own as far as a service manual
     
  9. RainPilot

    RainPilot OC/CCR Instructor Trainer Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    UTD offers a service tech course for their regs, Part 1 is online only and has video material for servicing, manuals etc etc. Part 2 is IF you need a Service Tech certification and is done in person with an instructor, stripping and servicing regs.

    Regulator Repair and Field Maintenance · UTD Scuba Diving
     
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