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Old 11-17-2007, 04:16 PM
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Thumbs down Re: Why NOT to loctite pinvalves/regs

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Originally Posted by Kenny_McCormic
.............Now of course its all cleaned up and reassembled witout any loc tite. I am going to inspect the valve on my 20oz the next time it is empty.
Smart move! Now when you try to unscrew the tank, the bottle will easily unscrew from the valve and possibly shoot off like a rocket and kill someone. At least the holes will be cleared now and give you a lil warning ahead of time. From the frying pan into the fire. This is exactly why it's suggested for a certified tech to perform such a task -

The holes were only filled because they used too much Loctite, not because they used it in general. You're playing with fire and most assuredly get burned as a result! -
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