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Want to Buy Looking for a Bauer Oceanus/Junior II electric compressor in California

Discussion in 'Classifieds: Compressors, Boosters & Parts' started by GStevens1, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. GStevens1

    GStevens1 Registered

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: California, U.S.A
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    Hello everyone...

    I'm looking for a new/used Bauer Oceanus or Junior II Scuba electric air compressor.
    From my research and understanding, the Oceanus is a slightly more robust unit, and allows for continuous operation, whereas the Junior II is not a continuous unit (meaning it is not as heavy duty).

    Anyone know of any local distributors in California (United States) selling these units?

    Thank you!
    GStevens1
     
  2. michael-fisch

    michael-fisch ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Sponsor

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    Both of them are high RPM compressors, with the major difference being the oiling of the 3rd stage, Junior II oils with splashed oil (which works fine) and the Oceanus uses an oil pump (which also works fine).
    Neither is really designed for continuous duty, but who cares, I have on several occasions pumped 3.5 thousand cuft of helium through my Junior II in one go over 15 hrs. Its now finally 20 years old and since I had complete A, B and C parts sets installed at the last service with the purpose of making it "as new", it'll probably still be working in 17 years when I turn 80.
    I can't imagine that I'll still be cave diving when I get past 80.:thumb2:
     
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  3. Crystal Enterprise

    Crystal Enterprise Registered

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    HI @GStevens1

    i have both of them compressor available for sale,

    i am from india,i can ship you compressor by air or sea,

    i also sales compressor on ebay,contact me on whatsapp for more details and pictures @+91 7405678256
     
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  4. GStevens1

    GStevens1 Registered

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: California, U.S.A
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    Exactly the information I was looking for. Thank you Michael!

    They... (referring to Bauer), rank the Junior II as "not intended or designed for filling multiple "banks" for storage," or more than one scuba cylinder at a time... You can with the Oceanus, in a dual bank "cascade" setup with multiple tanks, per their brochure. The fact that you are still able to do this, with the Junior II, proves how good these units truly are. I may still go with the Oceanus, just for longevity, but it's good to know that the Junior II can be pushed this far. They probably must say that the Junior II can't handle more than one cylinder at a time, just for warranty purposes so that a dive shop doesn't buy one... But for a home user, the Junior II would be sufficient, and the Oceanus would be completely overkill.

    I'm new to this board. Thank you Michael. You have given me exactly the information I was looking for.
     

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