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HP/MP/LP

Discussion in 'Dive Equipment' started by VintageGt, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. Tel

    Tel Super Moderator
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    Depends.

    If it's winter you won't be in a wetsuit and if it's that hot you are either on holiday or willl be
    in a wetsuit for at least the British Summer (about 2 weeks :) )

    So best advice IMO is to take it off and plug the hole.

    UK divers plan trips way in advance, have major fettling sessions and discuss endless kit
    configs to make it optimum, but for some reason especially on hols, taking a single hose
    off is seen as way too much trouble :p
     
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  2. VintageGt

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    Understood. Thanks Tel. :)
     
  3. NickPicks

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    Removing hoses and fitting blanking plugs is easy - just a couple of things to remember:
    Use a decent adjustable spanner (preferably get the right sized spanner if you do it often, but in the real world most people use an adjustable)
    Get the right sized allen key
    Most importantly - tighten it properly - finger tight, then just nip about 1/8 of a turn with the spanner / allen key. (The reg is made of brass and going at it in a ham fisted way will stripp the threads.)
     
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  4. Wibble

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    Or use the drysuit in tropical waters!
     
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  5. VintageGt

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    Thanks Nick. Good advice that I will heed.
     
  6. joe90

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    My mistake,

    I have an R not MP.

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    Sent from my HUAWEI TIT-AL00 using Tapatalk
     
  7. Tel

    Tel Super Moderator
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    Which would make the topic irrelevant as the hose would be in use :p
     

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