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Just wondering
What would happen if you put several CPAP machines in series... would your eyes bug out and air whistle out of you ears at a pressure of 60?

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RE: Just wondering
I guess you just need to vent. Big Grinnie

I think I read somewhere that if these devices go open-loop, the pressure may go to 40. I would assume there would be no serious effects from 40; else they would have a pressure relief system.

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RE: Just wondering
Hmm, and then connect the first in the series to a helium tank Smile

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RE: Just wondering
Does the tank have a regulator?

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RE: Just wondering
Naw, I lean libertarian and don't believe in regulators.

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RE: Just wondering
(08-10-2016 12:06 PM)FrankNichols Wrote:  Naw, I lean libertarian and don't believe in regulators.

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RE: Just wondering
Y'know, in all this excitement, I've plum forgotten where the pressure setting is at so my question to you is, are you whistling Dixie yet? Well are ya? Huhsign

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RE: Just wondering
I don't think I have ever whistled Dixie even though I am from the south. However, I am pretty certain I woke the other night to my mask performing a fairly decent rendition of it.

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