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Best Value place online to get regs serviced

Discussion in 'Regulators' started by Seville, Apr 11, 2021.

  1. Centrals

    Centrals Barangay Pasaway

    # of Dives:
    Location: Hong Kong
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    1. Find out if the service kits are available on line for your model first. Work out the total cost for a complete set.
    2. How much would the shop charge for a complete set serviced.
     
  2. happy-diver

    happy-diver Skindiver Just feelin it

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Same ocean as you!
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    Get Some in ya


    Products
    Indicative Application Guide
    003 Submersible pressure gauge/consoles: internal swivel seal
    004 Older internal swivel seal models; AT-PAC BC's Power inflator control Sherwood 6121-122, Apeks id: AP6403
    005 Seal used in older depth and tank stem gauges
    006 Common seal in regulator balance chambers; Power inflator stems; CO2 detonators; SAS gland seal. Sherwood 5121-101,6500-118, Scubpro 1.050.117, Mares 46110101, Apeks ID: AP1299
    007 Regulator piston ring; small HP seal, Sherwood G007A
    008 Sonic regulators; Regulator piston ring; small HP sea, Sherwood 6110-129, Scubapro 1,050,126
    009 Seal in open-tube depth gauges, Sherwood 6121-135,6400-113
    010 Regulator hose: swivel end; Piston barrel HP seal; 2nd stage orifIce seal; Valve stem seals; Early Calupso Regulators; Power inflators stems; Sherwood 5121-104,6110-119,6161-101,6121-137, Scubapro 1,050,351, Mares 46110107, Apeks ID: AP1154
    011 Regulator hose: male end; Regulator port plugs LP; Hose adapters; J-regulators; Early replacement HP seats; Captured HP outlets; Piston HP barrel BC hose coupler, Scubapro 1,050,351, Mares 46110107, Sherwood 5121-103, Apeks: AP1409
    012 Console/gauge hoses: male end; Underneath filter; Hose adapters; HP seat seal; LP swivel cap; HP port plugs, Scubapro 1,050,145, Mares 46110108, 46110110, Apeks: AP1445
    013 Piston seat seal; Survivair manifolds; Power inflator seals; Common in aluminium cylinder valve to yoke regulator seals Sherwood 6400-115, Scubapro 1,050,147, Mares 46110215, Apeks: AP1410
    014 + 2nd stage inlet fittings; J-regulators; Common in aluminium cylinder valve to yoke regulator, Sherwood 5121-105, Scubapro 1,050,347, Mares 46110211, Apeks: AP1159
    015 1st stage inlet fittings; HP seal retainer seal; J valve module; Valve HP plugs; 2nd stage barrel and housing plug seals, Shewood 5121-106, Scubapro 1,050,158, Apeks: AP1267
    016 Old 1/2-inch NPS valves; 2nd stage inlet fittings; SAS LP seats; J-regulators; HP module seal; Valve HP plugs; 2nd stage barrel and housing plug seals; Paintball Guns; M18X1, 5 Valves, Sherwood 6400-125, 6500-129, Scubapro 1, 050, 160
    017 Regulator piston ring and cap; Dacor HP module, Scubapro 1, 050,160, 1,050, 162, Mares 46110225
    018 Regulator piston ring (1970's); 2nd stage inlet seal; Body plug seal
    019 Healthway / USD / Sherwood industrial piston regulator, Apeks: AP1438
    020 Regulator piston ring (USD & SAS) Sherwood 6400-102
    021 Regulator piston ring
    022 Common regulator piston ring; Body plug seals; Paintball guns, Sherwood 5110-107, Scubapro 1,050,177
    023 Regulator LP swivel seal; Body plug seals Sherwood 6110-131,6400-107
    024 Piston cap seals (USD); SAS 1st stage Sherwood 6110-125, Apeks: AP1420
    025 Gauge lenses, Sherwood 5110-109
    026 For Suunto C3, Cobra,EON, VIPER, FAVOUR, AIR LUX Computers
    027 Scubapro part no 1,050,164
    106 Sherwood part no 5121-102
    107 Sherwood part no 6121-129
    109 Scubapro part no 1,050,385
    110 Old double manifolds; Spearguns
    111 Australian / Nemrod valves; BC inflators; DIN regulator seals Sherwood 6400-138, Scubapro 1,050,193;1,050,428, Mares 46110247, Apeks: AP1166
    112 Steel tank valve; Basal DIN seal, Scubapro 11,361,115
    113 Aquarius piston ring / cap seal; Healthway regulators
    114 Early piston models; Paintball Guns
    115 AMF HP module; BC fittings
    116 Genesis tank valve; BCD Inflator Mechanisms; Paintball Guns
    211 Early BC fittings
    213 Early BC fittings
    214 Cylinder to 3/4-inch valve seal; Cylinder to M25X2 valve Seals
    215 Cylinder to M25X2 valve Seals
    610 BCD internal hose O-ring clip end
    2,4 x 1,9 RO Scubapro part no 1,050,317
    24 X 2 For Suunto C6, Zander
    36 X1.5 For Suunto C9 and D9
    39 X 1 For SUUNTO C1, Stinger, Spider computers
    39 X 1.50 For Suunto C8 and D4
    15 X 4.00 Mares part no 46200559
    902 Scubapro part no 1,050,293
    903 Sherwood part no 6121-141
    905 Sherwood part no 6400-135
    906 Sherwood part no 6110-115 & 6121-104
    119 Mares Spear Gun
    123
    27 x 1,3 For Aeris F10 diving watch
    1,7 x 1.0 For Apeks regulators
    1.95 X 1.0 Sherwood part no 6500-112
    2.20 X 1.0 Scubapro part no 1,050,363
    2,5 x 1.0 For Apeks regulators


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    They make it easy
    Never bought a kit in my life

    Orings and More | Affordable and Quality Gaskets and Seals
     
  3. oly5050user

    oly5050user Dive Travel Professional

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Westchester NY
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    If costs are such an issue do the job yourself. When I owned a shop and if someone did this I probably would not accept the job. As stated parts can be free with Sherwood when warranty rules are followed.
     
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  4. halocline

    halocline Solo Diver

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    No, I just make my own burgers, and they are quite a bit better than anything at McDonalds. So far nobody in the restaurant business has told me I'm risking my life by cooking my own food. :)
     
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  5. MiloR

    MiloR ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Ohio
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    And you miss the point. A Parts profit is something that is an aspect of an overall business plan. Customers bringing their own parts means overall profit margins are not where they need to be to make staying in business worthwhile.
    There is a 2nd aspect also, and this applies to Automotive parts as well, that needs to be considered by the Business. If, IF, one of the parts that a Customer provides fails then they will be on the hook legally for any damages/injury/warranty. They would be considered the experts and by accepting Customer provided parts they are saying the parts provided are proper/good/acceptable....all while making no profit on said parts.

    For reference, I own an Automotive Repair Shop, and if I accept a customer provided part I have to honor my 3yr/36k warranty on that part. So, if a Customer buys a cheap starter of Amazon, and it fails in 6 months, I am required to replace the starter for free. No charge for Labor or replacement Part. If a Customer Provided Brake Master cylinder part fails and there is an accident any injury/damage falls on me also.

    Why would I accept customer provided parts with the added liability and loss of profit? Answer is I don't and most reputable Shops don't either.

    Same goes for Scuba parts kits, etc.

    As one of my Parts Vendors Sales reps said so perfectly. Our store list prices and any internet prices are the "Do it yourself" price. If the customer wants that cheaper price then they should do the work themselves not bring it to you...the person that has to pay rent, insurance, property taxes, payroll, hazardous disposal fees, etc.
     
  6. halocline

    halocline Solo Diver

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    I don't think so. All I said is that I don't go to McDonalds, I cook my own burgers. Nowhere in my reply did I offer any opinion about scuba shops accepting customer parts. I'm not sure why you felt the need to explain that bit to me.

    In fact, your last paragraph has this statement: "If the customer wants that cheaper price then they should do the work themselves not bring it to you." Which is pretty much the sentiment of my somewhat tongue-in-cheek reply, so I think we're in agreement on that.
     
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  7. rhwestfall

    rhwestfall Woof! ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: "La Grande Ile"
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    Quite the list! However, even is those numbers, there are different materials, and hardness (duro) that should be considered....
     
  8. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: U.S. East Coast
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    9,580
    Good thing you don't have diaphragm first stages, or service second stages.
     
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  9. Centrals

    Centrals Barangay Pasaway

    # of Dives:
    Location: Hong Kong
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    DIY on servicing regs is NOT common.
    I won't be surprised if it is less than 5%.
     
  10. happy-diver

    happy-diver Skindiver Just feelin it

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Same ocean as you!
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    Well, if ever or ever a diaphragm ACTUALLY REQUIRES replacing, I punch my own

    down there with the punch and there's a bag of a few dozen of my punched seats

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    and some rebreather punching

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    and some rebreather punching

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    some copper punching

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    I just have a thing for making punches

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    and punching things
     
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