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I am going to add an O2 analyser to my xmas list.

Any recommendations as to which one to get or where a bargain is to be had at the moment.

Oh, I nearly forgot - the same questions for a decanting whip.

Tks in advance for your answers.
 

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I'll show you mine if you show me yours  


Let me know what you decide on the decanting whip, price etc..  I might be interested in one rated to 300 bar.

As for the analysers.

Analox O2EII.  I got mine for about £155 new.  So hunt around.  Actually I got mine through a bulk purchase deal (10 of us I think).  I think they do discounts for BSAC instructors, so try to find a friendly one who will help out.

Daz

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Quote[/b] (daz @ Dec. 08 2003,20:31)]I'll show you mine if you show me yours  


Let me know what you decide on the decanting whip, price etc..  I might be interested in one rated to 300 bar.
Daz,

Tks for the info.

I only need a decanting whip to syphon off from a single cylinder into my twins for the 2nd/drift dive - I can not be bothered unbolting the twins and putting a cam band on anymore. I will try to remember to let you know what I find out.

Of course, if I complete my trimix I may share a Helium J with a friendly local YBOD'er - I have not told him yet!

Rgds
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I was thinking of a decanting whip for filling a pony from my twins or similar.

Found one on Sub Aqua products website £270 odd quid !!!

Think I can do without.

Daz
 

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<font color='#0000FF'>Bryan

I bought a decanting whip from the company I get my O2 from, it was SOS pressure products they were based in Urmston, Manchester but now they are in Flint.

Think it cost me about £90 certainly less than £100.  If you are interested I'll dig out their phone number.

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Quote[/b] (daz @ Dec. 10 2003,16:24)]I was thinking of a decanting whip for filling a pony from my twins or similar.

Found one on Sub Aqua products website £270 odd quid !!!

Think I can do without.

Daz
Ouch & me to.

Was that a 300 bar special?
 

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Quote[/b] (FionaB @ Dec. 10 2003,16:27)]Bryan

I bought a decanting whip from the company I get my O2 from, it was SOS pressure products they were based in Urmston, Manchester but now they are in Flint.

Think it cost me about £90 certainly less than £100.  If you are interested I'll dig out their phone number.

Fiona
Fiona,

Yes please - dig away.

Rgds
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[b said:
Quote[/b] (daz @ Dec. 10 2003,16:24)]I was thinking of a decanting whip for filling a pony from my twins or similar.

Found one on Sub Aqua products website £270 odd quid !!!

Think I can do without.

Daz
Ouch & me to.

Was that a 300 bar special?
Can't remember,  I kind of lost interest when I saw the price.

Fiona, would appreciate the number,  I will settle for 232 bar rating for that price.

Daz
 

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Daz

If you are decanting from twinset to pony and want the same mix, just get old 1st stage and filling clamp (purge issues obviously) and join with a hose. Add a gauge if you want from 1st stage.

IIRC the O2 filling whip includes non-return valve, needle valve, bull nose or whatever, hose and large O2 gauge for easy reading. We got one, but $300 between 40 is not so bad.
 

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Quote[/b] (daz @ Dec. 10 2003,16:30)]Can't remember,  I kind of lost interest when I saw the price.

Fiona, would appreciate the number,  I will settle for 232 bar rating for that price.

Daz
Daz,

I just searched on Google for a "decanting whip" (I left the search option on Worldwide) and a place in Aberdeen has them for abt £95. Had I been thinking correctly I would have posted a link.

Let me know if any problems finding it - there were loads of reponses. I didn't go beyond the first page but I suspect a lot of the later responses will be on whips and nothing to do with decanting.  
 

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I have used the Analox, Vandagraph and Suunto O2 analysers.

Personally i didn't rate the Suunto, It never agrees with any other analyser and just feels cheap.

I used a Vandagraph for a long time and they are very good, reliable instruments.

I currently use an Analox and it is great, simple to use, has a readout freeze button, waterproof and robust.

As an instructor I can get the Analox O2EII cheaper than retail for students and I'm considering becomming a distributor so if there is some demand on here I will follow this up. Email me if you are interested.

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Mark - mine is a surprise Xmas present for me. I am trying to find out if there are any good deals about. If not, I would have waited until the dive show.

If you would PM/post the price you can sell them for I will pass the info to my benfactor.

Rgds
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That's not quite the same as the £270 one, as it has no needle valve and non-return valve. Perhaps not the tool for decanting from 100% O2.

Also make sure you get DIN rather than bull nose, obvious I know.

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Try Beaver for a decanting hose, they cost about £50.  I use mine to top up the twinset from a 15L for 2nd dives.  As for an O2 analyser I've got an Oxyspy and I can't say I'm overly impressed with it, you can get better for less money.

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<font color='#0000FF'>Can't help with the whip but i'm reading with interest. I bought an Analox, no complaints whatsoever. I've used other o2 analysers and they're not a patch on the analox
 

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<font color='#0000FF'>Hi Guys

Just phoned Dave at Pressure Products who made me mine and he is going to get someone to phone me back with some prices.  

Just to recap:

Hose fitted with DIN both ends ?  or DIN to Bull nose ?
Guage
Bleed vlave

Fiona
 

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Quote[/b] (FionaB @ Dec. 11 2003,10:45)]Hi Guys

Just phoned Dave at Pressure Products who made me mine and he is going to get someone to phone me back with some prices.  

Just to recap:

Hose fitted with DIN both ends ?  or DIN to Bull nose ?
Guage
Bleed vlave

Fiona
Din to din but with an A clamp adjuster (just in case I can syphon from someone else)
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