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    Diamond Labs Titanium valve back

    Wondering what this may be worth. It seems itís pretty rare compared to the Aluminum version. Thanks for any input!

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    These were originally $60 new. They rarely come up for sale. I will ballpark it between $40 and $50. It would be awesome if that logo was more visible!

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    Hate to burst your bubble but that's just an aluminum Diamond Labs Hurricane regulator with piss-poor Bulgarian black anodizing faded to hell like the lasering (most Hurricanes that pop up are a purplish-steely-black hue like that).

    I weighed valves a while back ( GUIDE-Valve-Weights ) with a standard stainless steel valve coming in at 11.3 ounces and an aluminum reg'd back valve at 8.7 ounces. Coincidentally, that 2.6 oz difference equals the 74 gram difference you measured so I don't think it's titanium - unless there's some other indicator?

    I think it was in 2018 when I sold a Diamond Labs safety-less, double-trigger, dropforward frame with an absolutely pristine Hurricane valve in box with instructions and felt drawstring bag for less than $100. Knowing what yours is and in that condition...value is unfortunately $25, maybe?
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    No bubble bursting here. I know what I have, and I’m positive that it is a Titanium one.

    I know a thing or 2 about metals. I have over 25 years experience as an Aerospace Machinist and work with Titanium, Aluminum, Inconel, Magnesium, Cobalt, and many composites on a daily basis.

    I’ll video a spark test when I get home later today against a bar of Titanium and post up some screenshots for you.

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    Aluminum weight 2.699 grams per cubic centimeter

    Titanium weigh 4.5 gram per (cubic centimeter)

    should be easy to figure out

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    That would be the correct way of doing it, unfortunately I don’t have access to any graduated cylinders to find out the volume of it.

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    I may be alone on this, but I think its vibranium.

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    There was a batch of titanium valves made by AGD. No one knows where they went though. Not even TK. Those are the facts as I know them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tunaman View Post
    There was a batch of titanium valves made by AGD. No one knows where they went though. Not even TK. Those are the facts as I know them.

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    Hey guys. Life got in the way yesterday, but I was able to get a video today.

    Here are some screenshots. Bright white sparks off of both.

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    photoshop...
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    I’d be more than happy to send you the video the screenshots are from. PM me if you want.

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    That valve is definitely titanium. The guys a machinist...he knows

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    Question

    So the holy grail of classic valves.

    What next ?

    Who can put a value on it, I've never seen one sold.

    Who would even pay a big price for it , TK ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by going_home View Post
    So the holy grail of classic valves.

    What next ?

    Who can put a value on it, I've never seen one sold.

    Who would even pay a big price for it , TK ?


    No one will pay a big price for it. Just a novelty mag valve back . Now if he had the whole valve I might make an offer...
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    Tuna, It's magic and will make you younger if you play with it...it's made from Youngtanium.
    AGD is in the house!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandman View Post
    Tuna, It's magic and will make you younger if you play with it...it's made from Youngtanium.
    Then I'll take 2!
    Email me for low prices on ALL AGD Products and more. tunaman5@verizon.net
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