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Old 03-05-2013, 03:28 AM   #76
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I just feel wrong putting anything else in there beside Red Bull, and it really expensive to load it up.

Maybe Red Bull will sell these, can't be more than 200.

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Old 03-06-2013, 03:13 AM   #77
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The HPT 270C passed the test and I just finished the post body. One question:

The HPT 270c came with this installed in the relief valve port:



Now, I have a 1/4" plug that I can use instead of the chrome fitting it came with.


What are your thoughts?
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:15 AM   #78
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Here's a pic of the rig BTW:







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Old 03-06-2013, 03:44 AM   #79
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I would leave the pressure relief valve in place; it is there for a reason.
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Doesn't it look like just a big plug? I don't see where the gas can scape.
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:08 AM   #81
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this style look better:

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Doesn't it look like just a big plug? I don't see where the gas can scape.
Not quite sure why there is a blue plug in your pressure relief valve (did you place it there, or was it there originally?)

Normally, the ones I have seen do not have a plug in them. When pressure rises above a certain point, a spring loaded valve usually pops up, releasing the extra pressure back down to safe levels.
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It came like that it is something I can remove though.



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I would remove the blue plastic (probably is there to protect the pressure relief valve) and then just put it back in place.

Using a closed nut there is not recommended.
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I just removed it.

Here's a pic of the inside:


Is this how it is suppose to look?

How do you know if a relief valve is working?
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this style look better:

I like that setup bettatail. I have another huge problem. I have that same solenoid on your pic but the tiny wires broke by the black casing and there's no way for me to connect the wires. Any way this can be fixed? I don't like that model of the burkert solenoid and shouldn't have purchased it.
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I just removed it.

Here's a pic of the inside:

Is this how it is suppose to look?

How do you know if a relief valve is working?
Looks similar to the one I have on my Victor HPT272.

I suppose the only real way to check it is to purposefully overfill your cylinder - but no reputable store will do that.

In essence, just "trust" that it works.
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Okay. Thanks. I will install it. Also, what the heck is the working pressure on this HPT 270C? I'm having a hard time going past the 15-20 psi!

I looked online and the working pressure is suppose to be 4-80 psig. Arrg.
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Okay. Thanks. I will install it. Also, what the heck is the working pressure on this HPT 270C? I'm having a hard time going past the 15-20 psi!

I looked online and the working pressure is suppose to be 4-80 psig. Arrg.
If it is a 270C, adjust the back screw to set it back to 80psi max output, be extremely careful, don't turn the back screw too much and it takes a long time to move that LP output to manufacture original setting.

Do it on you own risk
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Old 03-06-2013, 05:00 AM   #90
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Bettatail please elaborate more as I do not understand what "back screw" you are mentioning.

Here's a comparison of my hpt 207C and the Milwaukee

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