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Dear sir/madam i have a stanley bostitch compressor 8 bar 160L/min and its leaking out air at the regulator around the adjusting knob and i think its the o ring thats gone whats the correct size o ring for it or is there another problem with it. Thanks for your help. Paul o'halloran.

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Just purge the air out / dismantle the reg and match spares up from you r local engineering shop.

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