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Model 919.165300. Part number AC-0007. Inside the regulator is a metal stud that is threaded on one end and has a square configuration on the other end. There is a nut threaded on the threaded portion(lh threads). Is the nut supposwed to be threaded all the way to the square portion? I can adjust the regulator as far in as it will adj. and only get approx.50psi. Thanks for any help on this. wallace

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The arrow denotes direction of air flow; It should point towards the air hose connection(s)

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It is reverse thread, if you have a small torch heat it up to where it's warm tothe touch then tap it with a ball peen hammer to oosen it up then try it. let me know if this helps and thanks for Using fix-ya.

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