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Has anyone on the board used their cyklons for deco mixes?

Poseidon seem to ignore the oxgyen rating in the manual -grrr.
 

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I have a Cykon on a stage with 100% in it.  Poseidon won't now guarantee them for 100% - for that you are suppossed to buy one of their new X-stream regs - arseholes!  Get it O2 clean and it'll be fine.
 

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i Use a metal cyclon on my stage with anything up to 100% its not been specially O2 cleaned but has never had anything but O2 or clean air through it from new without any probz at all.
Go for it!
 

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sorry for being so anti poseidon but with so many excellent "modern design" regulators on the market i cannot believe why anyone  these days would want to buy such a  dated totally w--k bit of gear.
i've dived with every model including the new one from various divers and they all breath like a bag of shite .

whats the attraction?
 

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cant vouch for the ones youve tried but if there properly set up (easy to do yourself) they are a real good reg, ive got cyclon, jetstream and Xstream and they all give a nice breath (cyclon is poss the nicest at shallower depths) for me one of the best things was the simple tried & tested Bomb proofness of them, - unlike my previous Scubaflow reg which had a habit of freeflowing the posiden regs have never missed a beat.yes they diliver the air in a differant way to most modern regs but thats not to say it's a bad thing - its like Doctor Pepper's - youve gotta try it to love it!!!
 

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duncan must have had the out of the box untuned versions .
they all seemed to me to have a breathing rate designed by a swedish porn star on the vinegar stroke ,a sort of nothing followed by a frantic whoosh coupled with an over sized mouth piece designed for the mouth of fozzie bear i can't say i could live with one.
everyone to there own
all the best elfyn
 

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I dunno that sounds like 2 good reasons to get one.

i've got several cyklons already and got them as they seemed to work ok, seemed reasonably bullet proof and were quite cheap, even now, they're only £230 a set.

but like you say, it's each to their own.

what would you recommend as an alternative for a stage reg?
 

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aqualung calypso oxygene - £100 online, brand new. They work, and when they don't you can fix em easily. If you're diving in the cold then you can tune them down easily to avoid the freeze. Perfect.
 

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jasons just said it all, simple stupid with an nice easy breath.
the fact that it happens to be cheap is a brucey bonus.
 
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