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    Cliffhanger67
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    Post  Cliffhanger67 Wed Apr 21, 2021 5:51 pm

    I been struggling with the pump and solenoid valve I bought from a sub resource store.
    It takes forever to compress the air to dive. Also can only compress to 8 psi. The valve leaks.
    Parker Hannifin makes these with million cycles reliability. It made my boat ballast system work great.
    My pump is part no. E222-13
    Valve is:991-000506-007

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    Post  Len Morris Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:19 pm

    Hi Cliffhanger,

    Can't really help with the part numbers and makers you mention, BUT, I'll tell you what I use.

    I have a blood pressure problem and must monitor it daily. The piece of kit I use for this is openly available from any chemist (pharmacy) shop in the UK for about £15 and runs on 6 volt. The pressure it produces in the arm band is powerful and quick.

    Bought a second unit and pulled it apart. Pump, motor, non return valves, etc all for next to nothing.

    My local chemist can't understand why I've bought four of them now!

    Len

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    Post  Michaelc Fri Apr 23, 2021 11:58 am

    Hi, interested in knowing more re the blood pressure monitor. I looked up a few sites but they are asking over £50 for them. May I ask what make etc you are buying
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    Post  Len Morris Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:34 am

    Hi Michael,

    I buy mine from LLoyds Pharmacy. Currently priced at £21.99. Prices do seem to have gone up a bit but remember you're going to pull it apart and don't need all the 'bells and whistles' that manufacturers seem to add on to them to charge more. I suspect the pump and valves are made by one company and simply repackaged by the different suppliers. Also try ebay. Many people only need a meter for a short while and then almost throw them away.

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    Post  Michaelc Sat Apr 24, 2021 11:22 am

    Thanks. I will take a look.

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