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    I have a slight problem.
    I brought a Twin regulator pack from Wale Apparatus. It came with one fuel and oxygen regulator and a set of flash back arrestors. I set up the regulators and have everything ready to go..
    but I cannot set the PSI on the oxygen or the fuel regulator! I do not know what I am doing wrong.
    I loosen the knobs that set the PSI, turn the oxygen and fuel valves on the tank on (turned until they stopped). Then I went to turn the knobs on the regulators to set the OXY to 5 and the fuel to 3. But I turned the knobs ALL the way to the left (they were almost going to fall off) and the lowest PSI I can get on the OXY was 90 and on the fuel 20.
    What am I doing wrong? Why won't the PSI decrease further?

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    Try turning the regulator screw clockwise to set the line pressure for the torch.
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    Default Re: Need Help with regulators

    You have to have the screws backed out like almost all the way when you turn the pressure on. Then you crank them in to raise the pressure from zero.
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    Default Re: Need Help with regulators

    Quote Originally Posted by hh080311 View Post
    I have a slight problem.
    I brought a Twin regulator pack from Wale Apparatus. It came with one fuel and oxygen regulator and a set of flash back arrestors. I set up the regulators and have everything ready to go..
    but I cannot set the PSI on the oxygen or the fuel regulator! I do not know what I am doing wrong.
    I loosen the knobs that set the PSI, turn the oxygen and fuel valves on the tank on (turned until they stopped). Then I went to turn the knobs on the regulators to set the OXY to 5 and the fuel to 3. But I turned the knobs ALL the way to the left (they were almost going to fall off) and the lowest PSI I can get on the OXY was 90 and on the fuel 20.
    What am I doing wrong? Why won't the PSI decrease further?
    Open the valves on your torch to decrease the pressure on your regulator gauge. The psi will go up with the valves closed, but it won't "appear" to go down.
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    When I turn the regulator knob clockwise it increases the PSI. And counter clockwise decreases the PSI. I turned the knob counter clockwise to the point the knob was going to fall off but still can't get the PSI to decrease..
    Should I turn on/open up the valves all the way on my torch or something?

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    Oh my god, I GOT IT!!!!!!! yayay!! thanks soooo soo much

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