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<font color='#0000FF'>Guys/Girls,

Anybody out there use the Apex button SPG!, thinking of doing away with my hose and getting a button SPG for my pony but remember reading on some thread that they had a habit of failing!
 

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Yep got one on my pony,  never had one fail yet...

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Apparently they are quite prone to failure on 300 bar cylinders.  I only use mine on a 232bar pony.

Daz
 

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Was wondering about one of these myself, look ok but can be prone to getting scratched.  Gets rid of the hoses though
 

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They DO fail on a 300 bar cylinder. I blew 3!!! Apeks replaced them each time and insisted that they should withstand 300 bar pressure but they don't. However cautiously I opened the valve, they always blew, not always the first time but always within the first 4 or 5 times. You can get a neat spg (Beaver) on a 6" hose from Divers warehouse for not much more than a button spg costs, by the way.
 

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I have one on one of my stage tanks. Its OK for telling you, you have a fill bit I wouldn’t be looking for accurate gas pressures from it I use a normal gauge for accurate pressure tests and then use the button to tell me its still full. I like them because they get rid of a hose and my 232 bar one hasn’t had a problem and I have had it about 18month  (180) apx dives.

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All my stage and argon cylinders are fitted with them. Some are up to 3-4 years old now and never had one fail. Only used of 232 bar tanks though.
 
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