BARAKUDA - CYKLOMAT

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It looks like the second stage has been serviced. It looks like it has a newer diaphragm.


Someone mentioned a banjo fitting...
It may also be possible to modify a DIN adapter.
Yeah, I replaced the original, that had cracked and rendered it useless; though I still have some of the black originals with the metal stems.

They were never museum pieces; they were actively used . . .
 

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Here are a couple of true "blasts from the past" -- finally rescued from a dismal Bay Area storage unit, which had always reminded me of the one, depicted in The Silence of the Lambs.

Among them, is a "Barakuda - Cyklomat," produced by Poseidon / Aqua Sport, some five decades ago, for the German company, Barakuda; and the second, one of the earliest models of the Cyklon.

Both of those very simple first stages only allowed for the use of a single second stage, pre-dating any use of submersible pressure gauges, by several years; and, aside from a notable lack of a purge button and the presence of a metal ejector sleeve, the "guttiwuts" of that fully metal Cyklomat, are nearly identical to that of any modern Cyklon.

The "connection wheels" on both regulators, were stamped "Aqua-Sport" of Göteborg, Sweden, a name which briefly preceded the use of the brand, "Poseidon" . . .
Congrats!
Nice find, pretty rare!
I had also a Aqua Sport unit, I gave the 2nd to a Poseidon enthusiast and collector as a present and kept just the 1st, I like the small size.
And just weeks ago I got the opportunity to lay my hand on the first one hose model of Poseidon, which looks very similar to your Barakuda Cyklomat, which was introduced in 1967, nine years after Poseidon got its first Cyklon on the market, as far as I know.
Thanks for sharing!
 

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Here are a couple of true "blasts from the past" -- finally rescued from my dismal Bay Area storage unit, which had always reminded me of the "Your Self Storage," from The Silence of the Lambs.

Among them, is a "Barakuda - Cyklomat," produced by Poseidon / Aqua Sport, some five decades ago, for the German company, Barakuda; and the second, one of the earliest models of the Cyklon.

Both of those very simple first stages only allowed for the use of a single second stage, pre-dating any use of submersible pressure gauges, by several years; and, aside from a notable lack of a purge button and the presence of a metal ejector sleeve, the "guttiwuts" of that fully metal Cyklomat, are nearly identical to that of any modern Cyklon.

The "connection wheels" on both regulators, were stamped "Aqua-Sport" of Göteborg, Sweden, a name which briefly preceded the use of the brand, "Poseidon" . . .
What a treat! Thank you for posting those. It's like the family album of the Poseidon Cyklon
 
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