How often do you service your regulators?

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asked May 31, 2017 in Scuba Diving by hurfish (3,024 points)

9 Answers

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answered Jun 1, 2017 by George1224 (5,147 points)
At least annually. I service the regs I use for dive classes more often. Pools are tough on regs.
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answered May 31, 2017 by hurfish (3,024 points)
I know if under warranty they say annually but some guys do it every two years, what do you do?
commented Jun 1, 2017 by Cvet (3,369 points)
Due to the new technologies the seats are of a harder material. If you take care of it and pull the hose protectors back to clean and dry. Two years 200 dive and in some cases where there is a wave washer that pull the parts away during storage 3years and 300 dives.
commented Jun 1, 2017 by hurfish (3,024 points)
I usually do 2 yrs and have no problems but I take very good care of them.  What is a wave washer?
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answered Jun 1, 2017 by Cvet (3,369 points)
The wave washer at least for me starting showing up on the Atomic's now that Zeagle has joined them it's showing up on their regs. It's a washer that is not flat but bent so that when there is no air pressure it keeps from the seat from getting cut or an impression. Then when you add air it moves forward to stopping a leak. The best part is it works.
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answered Jun 2, 2017 by scubagirlie (613 points)
The manufacturer recommends every 2 years, but we do it more frequently. Our lives depend on them.
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answered Jun 2, 2017 by Ratfish (455 points)
Honestly not very often, but I also don't dive often. I clean them after every dive and they look like new...
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answered Jun 3, 2017 by Pablo (1,108 points)
Mine get serviced annually, even with excellent care. Why risk it, its life support!
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answered Jul 11, 2017 by Jillian Myers (708 points)
Once a year unless it has been a really busy year of diving
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answered Jun 30, 2018 by Scubachuck (1,093 points)
Yearly, an inexpensive way to ensure your return on the next dive.
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answered Jul 30, 2018 by Scubachuck (1,093 points)
My Scubapro Mk 25 requires service every 100 dives or two years.
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