Hi Everyone, Just wanted to pass this by to see if others have had the
same problem. We have used the mini torch system and after years of
use, the Acy. regulator started to pulse when the torch handpeice was
lit. We use a 4 tip with the gas pressure at about 4 lbs. So after
bringing the regulators to a repair shop, having them lost and
replaced with brand new Victor SR 6-15 regulators, 6 months later the
gas regulator starts the pulsating thing again. AARGH. I called the
local Smith rep and he visited the shop. His opinion was that the
regulator was designed to hold higher pressure and running it at such
a low pressure was causing the regulator to continually try to shut
off. He is currently locating me the correct regulators to compliment
the handpeice and tip size we use and this should solve the problem.
My question and frustration is that 3 others that do home studio
contract work for us have the same set up (via Rio Grande) and can
most likely anticipate the same problem within time.
When I get the new regulators that are best suited for the minitorch
handpeice I will pass on the info. and the name of my supplier.
Until then, if I can find a moment, I am putting a call into Rio
customer service and see if anyone there has a better answer to my