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Old 10-10-2005, 02:11 AM   #11
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You're regulator is cranked up very high. The right gauge almost reads 10..but that's 10 kg/cm^2. It's recommended that you run it at 10-25psi. You're at nearly 140 psi. This will make adjusting the regulator with the needle valve very difficult.
Also, with such a high pressure rating you run into a danger of breaking your right gauge.

I run my regulator at 20 psi.
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Old 10-10-2005, 10:24 AM   #12
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Good job Snyper. Tifi is indeed running PSI way too high. Read the inside ring of numbers, you should only need 20psi.

Now, one thing I have noticed on both my Milwaukee's...they take a while to break in. The first day or two you'll have to keep turning up the right gauge pressure cuz it'll sink back to 0psi every 4-6 hours.

Eventually though, it'll stay put, and your bubble rate will remain steady.
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