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Old 12-30-2012, 07:30 AM   #16
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Search ebay item number 170965546676

That's a 212 series for under $100...

and even cheaper:

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Note that FlyingHellFish (and I) are both in Canada, and if the seller even ships to Canada (the second seller does not), shipping is usually upwards of $40 (before duty and any other applicable tax).

In short, $100 is a very tight budget already. Maybe $150 is more realistic.
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Thanks just got that 212 for just under 80 shipped


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In the last month I bought 2 brand new regulators: Matheson SS 3816 ($88 shipped) and Concoa 312 ($77 shipped). Bettatail told me I was a fool (he is right) but I'm happy.

Even though Matheson Series 8 are HUGE, I've been running one with 2 neeedle valves for a couple of years - their are real workhorses.
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Note that FlyingHellFish (and I) are both in Canada, and if the seller even ships to Canada (the second seller does not), shipping is usually upwards of $40 (before duty and any other applicable tax).

In short, $100 is a very tight budget already. Maybe $150 is more realistic.
Fed Ex and UPS sure love to tack on duties and custom, add in tracking and insurance and the price goes even higher.

I'm STILL deciding on the 8 series, that thing is huge and my 5lb Co2 tank would need to be anchored down. Maybe some 212 will be listed.
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I find the lack of regulator pron in this thread disturbing.
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Fed Ex and UPS sure love to tack on duties and custom, add in tracking and insurance and the price goes even higher.

I'm STILL deciding on the 8 series, that thing is huge and my 5lb Co2 tank would need to be anchored down. Maybe some 212 will be listed.
I built a Matheson 8 series awhile back (last month or so); it is indeed very large and very heavy.

I built another custom Victor VTS450D for someone, and that weighed in at nearly 9 pounds!
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I find the lack of regulator pron in this thread disturbing.
it is the rule, can't link any evil bay material, so pm'ed.
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In the last month I bought 2 brand new regulators: Matheson SS 3816 ($88 shipped) and Concoa 312 ($77 shipped). Bettatail told me I was a fool (he is right) but I'm happy.

Even though Matheson Series 8 are HUGE, I've been running one with 2 neeedle valves for a couple of years - their are real workhorses.
Cost a little bit high but still went for a stainless steel Concoa 332($75), it is really rare, built several 312 but never had a chance to touch a 332,

There is one stainless steel Parker Hannifin DSG 750 series reg currently, pm me I will send you the link.
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it is the rule, can't link any evil bay material, so pm'ed.
It was very considerate of you to put a list together. I was making a feeble joke about the lack of photos showcasing drool-inducing builds that usually accompany these threads. I already have a regulator for an imaginary tank which has yet to materialize .

If anyone else is interested in what's available I'm happy to forward this excellent list of current auction items that Betta compiled. Send me a PM. You sir are a scholar and a gentleman. *doffs his hat*
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Thanks for all the help my rebranded concoa 212 gets here wend


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Fed Ex and UPS sure love to tack on duties and custom, add in tracking and insurance and the price goes even higher.

I'm STILL deciding on the 8 series, that thing is huge and my 5lb Co2 tank would need to be anchored down. Maybe some 212 will be listed.
Totally off track here, buy FWIW the 212 is probably heavier than the model 8. It's a solid bar stock unit as where the 8 isn't. It's also pretty big in general. That's one of the main reasons I opted for a 312 for my personal reg. It's probably a lb and a half lighter plus I think its better looking.
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