Throw an O ring on the reg below the threads. The O ring contacts the mating surface first & gives you room to play with. You might have to tweak the thickness of the O ring to get the clocking right. I had to do this on my SS-25 with the CCM reg. Here is one on a CP gas-thru with a macro 90* fitting.
Unconscious Incompetent: You don't have enough knowledge to even realize you can't perform a given task.
Conscious Incompetent: You gain just enough knowledge and skill to realize that you suck at a given task.
Conscious Competent: You gain skill through practice and eventually can do a fair job at a given task with a lot of conscious effort and thought.
Unconscious Competent: Eventually, after enough practice, the given task will become second nature and it will no longer feel "uncomfortable".
Last edited by Yomama101; 08-02-2010 at 11:28 PM.