Originally Posted by Darkblade48
Given that there is no "real" regulator nor needle valve, the chances of EOTD occurring are higher.
Could you go into a little more detail about why this would be? I thought the eotd was due to a failure of the single stage regulator as the tanks pressure drops. If there is no regulator to fail wouldn't the pressure against the needle valve just become less and less till the tank is empty?