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Old 09-11-2009, 07:46 PM   #1
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I found a posiedon reg for sale and was curious if it was worth the money.
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Posiedons are great regs. They were built for the Tech divers and are rated to over 400ft. The 2nd stage however doesn't bring the pressure down at all and it comes out at 140psi. I'm pretty sure that's about right.



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I personally think they are over priced and over rated. I like the Atomic Aquatic regs.
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Poseidon regs can be tough and expensive to get serviced. Depending on the model there can be some serious problems in case of a first stage failure. Because of the pressures involved on some models, theyoften require a poseidon octo.

Generally, unless you have a specific need for them, they tend to be a bit much for recreational diving.
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lobsterman (9/11/2009)I personally think they are over priced and over rated. I like the Atomic Aquatic regs.


+1 on the Atomics. I own 2 M1's and like them more then I like my girlfriend.
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Old 09-12-2009, 11:55 AM   #6
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Thanks for the info. I have finally finished up with cert. and as soon as this honey-do list is done(only a couple of days) i will be getting wet.
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don't know much about any New Posiedons. If you are talking about the Cyclone 300 it was an awesome reg. Pressure from the 1st stage to the 2nd stage was 165psi.. If I remember correctly it had an unbalanced 1st stage so they went with a much higher Intermediate pressure..
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BTW, they were also popular for photographers becuase they were the 1st side exhaust regs...
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Figure in the cost of an annual service, and have it done right away, when you determine if it's a good deal.
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I used them for cave diving. They were reliable and the easiest breather there was. You could just sip on em as they had little air demand resistance. As far as service take the repair course and do it right, yourself.
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