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Old 15-03-2015, 03:31   #1
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Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

Does anyone know of a reliable source for the above equipment?

Dixie Divers is proving to be somewhat problematic arranging payment/shipping logistics.

Also, if anyone has any experience with the equipment, I would be interested in hearing about it.

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Old 15-03-2015, 04:52   #2
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

We've had good luck and service using a Hookamax 12v system. I think the company is located in Florida, and the cost for a 12v unit with 100ft of hose is around $899 via Hookamax.com. I had it shipped to Massachusetts last year, but the company was willing to ship to Spain. They also offer a 110/120v unit and petrol powered systems.
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

The compressor in the hookah system you are considering retails for about $450, which means you are paying Dixie Divers over $1000 for a hose assembly and 2nd stage regulator. I know nothing about the quality of Nardi compressors, but I do know you can DIY a hookah of the highest quality for much, much less.

Of course, you aren't getting the cool painted tubular frame when you DIY.

I also noticed that the Nardi U.S. web site is "temporarily suspended" (and I get the feeling it is for non-payment of hosting fees), so maybe there are issues with the company's health affecting distribution of the products here.
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

I am the distributor for Nardi US and I would like to know what exactly the problem you are having. We would like to help you with any questions you may have. Please call me and I will do my best to help you. I am Enzo and my number is 404 444-6600
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

In reply to your comments, the $450.00 pump is for multiple uses. The hookah,made by Nardi,does have safety valve, regulator,and the "cool,painted tubular frame" is a reservoir that feeds the filter so you don't get sick. Most of the hookahs that we see do not use filters. Maybe you should be better informed before you make statements such as these.
Furthermore, the reason we suspended the website is because we are redesigning it, not for non payment. We have 2 warehouses, one in Atlanta and one in Florida.
(US government is testing our products right now including our mixer. we are the only producers of a fully automatic mixer).
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

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Maybe you should be better informed before you make statements such as these.
Yeah, I've only been building hookahs and earning my living with them for 21 years, so what would I know about them?

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...the reason we suspended the website is because we are redesigning it, not for non payment.
OK, well here's a little marketing tip for you- don't let your online advertising presence disappear without some kind of indication to prospective customers that you are not out of business. Seriously, that's a no-brainer.
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

Did you ever get the rig, and does it work very well?
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

Well, here it is a year + later and it would seem that the U.S. distributor is still "redesigning" their website. So I suspect that fstbttms was right all along.
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Re: Nardi Esprit 3T hookah dive compressor sources

Actually the Nardi website is pretty nice. Don't know if the US distributor is even around.

Esprit 3T 3Lt

I was just wondering if anybody knew if it actually worked.
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Well, here it is a year + later and it would seem that the U.S. distributor is still "redesigning" their website. So I suspect that fstbttms was right all along.
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