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Steelhead

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Joe Brancato regulator
« on: October 23, 2018, 05:20:50 PM »
I got my Joe Brancato regulator last week, but due to my incessant salmon fishing I haven't used until today. Holy cow, this is a game changer. I can't wait until I can get my Texan on it. Today I set it up and shot my Streamline for an hour. Set the pressure to 2800 and just kept shooting. The adjustment capability is amazing. Oil filled gauges, 6000 PSI capacity, and it came with an 80" microbore hose.

It's a pricey investment, but for unregulated big bores this (or something similar) is a must have.


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Re: Joe Brancato regulator
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2018, 05:45:28 PM »
Does it take a few seconds to come back to pressure? Or can you shoot as fast as you like?  The Huma regulator I got has a bit of lag. Don't know if that's normal or not.
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Re: Joe Brancato regulator
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2018, 08:05:18 PM »
I've never shot fast enough to notice on my Tescom. But it's nothing like the little reg on a gun.
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Steelhead

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Re: Joe Brancato regulator
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2018, 08:57:06 PM »
I can't see how there would be any lag. I never noticed any but then again I was shooting the .25 and not a big bore. The pressure was smooth and the adjustments were basically instantaneous.
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Re: Joe Brancato regulator
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2018, 06:35:43 AM »
Actually, all of the regulators take a few moments to come to their final adjustment. Those moments are typically a few seconds at best, but sometimes many seconds. If it is the latter, something is amiss.
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Re: Joe Brancato regulator
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2018, 11:50:17 AM »
Unless you are shooting a semi-auto, it probably wouldn't make a difference, correct? Especially off a bench where it is mostly used, and load,     aim,      fire, etc. at least a couple seconds for some, and up to 30+ seconds for me being old and slow and all ;D
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Re: Joe Brancato regulator
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2018, 11:55:26 AM »
Exactly. If there is a lag, it really doesn't apply. I'm just happy that I can shoot at 2800, 2850, 2875, 3125, whatever.  The adjustment is so finite that it will finally bring my air consistency to where it needs to be. It's sort of the missing puzzle piece for an unregulated big bore. I've eliminated a lot of variables and this was the glaring one that I was still dealing with.
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