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The SPG seems to be stuck at 80Bar when ever u turn my air on.

I set up my gear for a training dive in the pool, when i did my pre-dive safety check i discovered that my spg was showing only 80 Bar. i assumed that my tank had not been filled past 80 Bar, so i continued the dive keeping in mind that i would only have a short amount of time before i would need to surface... after around 10min i found that my SPG still showed 80 bar... so basically i think my spg is stuck! i checked again with the tech who did my fill and he assured me that when i left the store that my cylinder was at 200bar. it is a mares mission 2. any idea what the deal is?

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