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Re: DIY - discussion on building a DIY hookah diving compressor

Originally Posted by MastUndSchotbruch View Post
Interesting. Why propane and not leave it running on gas?
gasoline needs filtering. gas goes bad over time in storage. carbs gum up.

propane can be transferred from 5ga tanks to camping sized propane carriers (refills)....which is convenient to carry around for use with a small dingy outboard or small engine like one used for a compressor.

YES ! activated carbon filter is needed with regular changes.
YES ! openwater diving training is RECOMMENDED. None of that 2 hour "saftey" crap on cruise liners either (real courses in PADI or NAUI are good) is your life and [pressure X volume] changes kill many divers and injure many more so don't skimp on training in scuba or hukah diving.
YES ! compressor MUST be oilless !
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