XS Scuba 2nd Stage Hose QD - Male Only. Use If you have different Second Stage Regulators for different Rig Configurations and they are not always attached to your Low Pressure Hose, you might want to install a Quick-Disconnect (QD) fitting so you won't need to use a wrench. When you swap out Second Stage Regulators and are changing them out with a wrench any Repair Technician can tell you if it is not done correctly you can actually De-Tune your Regulator and not even know it! The Second Stage Regulators Critical Valve Seats usually seals against the Second Stage Inlet Fitting. This fitting can be accidentally turned if you do not first place the appropriate wrench on its wrench flats before turning the hose fitting with another wrench. Failure to use two wrenches when removing a hose can drastically change the valves Opening Effort, rendering the Second Stage Useless for Safe Diving.
XS Scuba's Second Stage Hose QD eliminates this problem. The complete QD is required for one set up, but if you have multiple second stages you will need one Female Coupling connected to your Hose and multiple Male Fittings for each of your additional second stages, so you can plug them into your Hose Female Coupling. This Male QD Fitting allows attachment of another second stage regulator to a single hose. Male QD is manufactured from Durable Chrome Plated Brass for Low Maintenance and Long Life. Coupling is Factory Cleaned and has Viton O-rings. Coupling is designed for Low Pressure Only below 200 psi (13.8 bars).