Just wanted to drop in and thank you for this guide. It was most useful in helping me along the way of selecting and assembling my regulator.
This was my parts layout:
After a few weeks of shopping out the parts (stalking ebay and other sites), the remaning parts arrived last evening and I finished assembly:
Today is leak testing day... Coming up on 6 hours now and the pressure is holding rock solid steady:
I am really looking forward to fitting it up very soon. Looks like the 2L DIY bottles are going into retirement... lol...
Thank you again for taking the time and effort to post such an informative thread for noobs like me.