What Is The Proper Way To Turn On The Air To My Scuba Diving Regulator

By Bill

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When you turn on your air, make it a habit to gently depress the purge valve just a bit while slowly turning on the air.  Let off the purge valve once it starts escaping rapidly.  This stops the the high pressure seat from slamming into the knife edge inside your first stage and helps keep you from needing adjustments because of free flowing in between annual servicing.


Last Updated: 2/2/2012


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