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Old 04-22-2013, 11:12 PM   #451
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I just landed a brand new Concoa 432 SS for dirt cheap. :-) I will use this for my tank instead.
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Nice. Pics when you're done!
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Old 04-27-2013, 03:55 AM   #453
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This weekend's projects:



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How much to build my own regulator? any website to order parts?
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:35 AM   #455
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That regulator looks awfully familiar.
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:36 AM   #456
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How much to build my own regulator? any website to order parts?
If you're eBay savoy and you wait for the deals, you could probably do it between $150-200 easy. It really depends on what you want to accomplish. Knowing what to look for is a must.
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:42 AM   #457
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That regulator looks awfully familiar.
Yup, same one you've got
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:08 AM   #458
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She a beau! Looks new, what kind of postbody you planning for her?
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:23 AM   #459
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She a beau! Looks new, what kind of postbody you planning for her?

You'll see. A pretty standard one I've come to like.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:17 AM   #460
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How did you find these goodies? Sgt500 and 3810 are my dream.
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How did you find these goodies? Sgt500 and 3810 are my dream.
I look, a lot...

The Sgt500 and the stainless mathesons are a bastard to find in good condition. You have to have some serious Google-foo for those.
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:56 AM   #462
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I was lucky enough to get my hands on a brand new concoa 432 and a hpt500 for a good price. However my dream is not completed until i get the sgt500 and 3810.
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3810? Same as the 3120 series except stainless steel which is a dull silver. Get the chrome brass bro, shinny stuff!
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:52 PM   #464
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Nice looking 3122, but the brass CGA320 doesn't suit it, a chrome CGA320 look much better.

hunted down two of the same Matheson, the stainless steel version 3810 last month, and both built. unfortunately one of two complete stainless steel 3810 systems was put in the wrong package and sent away, oh well, my bad luck is another guys good luck.
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I look, a lot...

The Sgt500 and the stainless mathesons are a bastard to find in good condition. You have to have some serious Google-foo for those.
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I was lucky enough to get my hands on a brand new concoa 432 and a hpt500 for a good price. However my dream is not completed until i get the sgt500 and 3810.
3810 is not hard to find, but SGT500, rare, a SGT160, rarer.

have two SGT500 and a SGT160 currently.
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