07-15-2015, 01:40 PM
(This post was last modified: 07-15-2015, 04:02 PM by under pressure.)
I've been using the Simplus since it first came out about a year ago, still using same mask, just change out cushion when I need to. My swivel adapter stays put just fine even when I occasionally pull my machine across my bedside table when I roll over too hard. So it may be that yours might have worn out a bit where it snaps on......what about trying a little well placed tape to tighten up the snap on part so it's tighter, or maybe even apply a bit of clear silicone seal so it gets temporarily glued on with the silicone seal.
I do find that I have to be extra careful when I remove the mask from my hose to take it on travels so I don't leave the swivel piece stuck in the end of the hose, and then leave it behind (I use a different hose on travels)....I'd really be out of luck if I had the mask but not the swivel adapter!! I am thinking like you I should put a spare in my travel kit. So far I have only missed one night of therapy, not because I didn't have the swivel, but because I diligently packed the travel machine, power cord, and hose, but managed to leave my mask hanging from my bed post at home.....Ooops!
07-15-2015, 03:33 PM
(This post was last modified: 07-15-2015, 03:54 PM by nativedancer.)
my point exactly about price. And some poor devil in Taiwan turns them out at less than a penny. I just went to ebay, and prices are the same there. But if I ever part with my Simplus, I know where to send it. My favorite btw is #10; love that free shipping, and prices are reasonable. Alas, they don't offer the elusive swivel either. Is a puzzlement.
Hey! I figured it out! Before I put the mask together last night, I took the adapter off the hose. I was feeling it in the dark to see if maybe I had the wrong end on the hose part. To keep from dropping it, I slipped it over my finger. That's when I realized there was a ridge INSIDE the adapter. I put that end on the mask first and it snapped into place vs just slip on. It also now spun.
The hose stayed on the mask all night long! It did not come unattached from the mask!
At some point, I must have flipped it and not realized there were different ends.
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