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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-09-2011, 05:20 PM Thread Starter
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Found a leak in my regulator can i fix it?

so i got a milwaukee regulator. ive owned it for four months and ive had to replace the co2 twice now. Found a different leak the first time in a crappy check valve but alas i never checked the regulator...Now i have a leak on my high pressure gauge. Can i simply tighten the gauge? or am i hosed? kinda stinks becasue my tank was looking sweet and its been a week since ive had co2. if anyone can help please im all ears! thanks.
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I would remove the gauge and clean off the threading. Then do several wraps with teflon tape and replace. That ought to work.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-09-2011, 08:31 PM
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Are you sure that is leaking from the hole where the gauge was screwed in? Did you do the soapy water test?

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