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Old 2019-08-06, 4:49am
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Make sure your fuel regulator is designed for the type of fuel you are using.

Garage type acetylene regulators and hoses are made of material that will disintegrate and get gummy on the inside if they are used with propane.

So make sure the regulator you get is for propane if that is your fuel and that the hose is specifically marked as "type T".

Oh and replace them both when they get to be ten or fifteen years old no matter what fuel you use.

The oxygen hose and regulator should not present any problems.


Edited to add; the size of the gage just makes it easier to read from a distance which can be impotent if your torch a lot like in a welding shop or if you tend to make large glass objects.
Nothing worse than running out of gases half way through making a master piece in 2 inches of molten glass.
If you have delivery of tanked oxygen they swap out tanks and sending one back that is only two third empty can be very hard on the pocket book.
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