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post #1861 of 2409 (permalink) Old 11-27-2011, 10:20 PM
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I just checked Palmer's Pursuit's website and according to this link http://palmer-pursuit.com/cart/index...kkj7ijecfn51f7 the Stabilizer is fully adjustable from 0-800 psi. Also states that the regulator functions to block liquid co2.
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post #1862 of 2409 (permalink) Old 11-28-2011, 01:21 AM
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I just checked Palmer's Pursuit's website and according to this link http://palmer-pursuit.com/cart/index...kkj7ijecfn51f7 the Stabilizer is fully adjustable from 0-800 psi. Also states that the regulator functions to block liquid co2.
Yes, the Palmer stabilizer looks like a really good option. It should definitely be better than the cheaper AG1 Gen2 regulator that I am trying out (although, that regulator looks pretty solid). Of course, it is more expensive (but you already have one).

Take a look here:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/eq...o2-system.html

Marineland 26 bow front: https://youtu.be/nuag1sUuAz8

40 gallon breeder (and 20 gallon long): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ta07C0y0nk
10 gallon with PAR30 LED: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rbms5asKmA
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It is leaking between the cap of the asa adaptor, what should i do?
its pretty weird. The bubble rate stays constant for the day 1bps, but everytime it slows down at night to 1bubble per 1.7second~
and i readjust it everynight.
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It is leaking between the cap of the asa adaptor, what should i do?
its pretty weird. The bubble rate stays constant for the day 1bps, but everytime it slows down at night to 1bubble per 1.7second~
and i readjust it everynight.
The first thing to do is put a regulator on that thing before you have an explosion.

Also, a regulator will help you better maintain your bubble count.

Once you have a regulator, you can get a simple ASA valve without on/off to go on top of the regulator and attach to the needle valve.

Marineland 26 bow front: https://youtu.be/nuag1sUuAz8

40 gallon breeder (and 20 gallon long): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ta07C0y0nk
10 gallon with PAR30 LED: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rbms5asKmA
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post #1865 of 2409 (permalink) Old 11-30-2011, 11:57 AM
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The first thing to do is put a regulator on that thing before you have an explosion.

Also, a regulator will help you better maintain your bubble count.

Once you have a regulator, you can get a simple ASA valve without on/off to go on top of the regulator and attach to the needle valve.
ok thx, but is it possible to fix the leak on the asa adaptor?
and also wt regulator do you recommend?
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ok thx, but is it possible to fix the leak on the asa adaptor?
and also wt regulator do you recommend?
any cheap regulator for a paintball setup?
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post #1867 of 2409 (permalink) Old 11-30-2011, 09:31 PM
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ok thx, but is it possible to fix the leak on the asa adaptor?
and also wt regulator do you recommend?
I'm not sure about fixing the leak. However, I'm currently trying this, with good results:

http://www.armedpaintball.com/paintb...regulator.html

Unfortunately, the price jumped from $50 to $75. I've also got this on order:

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(search for "NEW PAINTBALL CO2 & COMPRESS AIR REGULATOR 0-150PSI" on Ebay, item #170691170358)

I'm going to see how well it compares with the more expensive, "name brand" version. I'm also going to stack them and test to see if this will give a cheap solution to EOTD.

Whatever you do, do not continue to use an unregulated paintball cylinder. Take a look here:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/ge...-exploded.html

The ASA on/off solution is not safe and should not be used by anyone. Folks selling these on this site should realize what kind of liability they are bringing to themselves.

Marineland 26 bow front: https://youtu.be/nuag1sUuAz8

40 gallon breeder (and 20 gallon long): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ta07C0y0nk
10 gallon with PAR30 LED: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rbms5asKmA
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ok thx, but is it possible to fix the leak on the asa adaptor?
and also wt regulator do you recommend?
it might be cheaper just to buy a new asa adapter and rebuild it, if you had no problems using a system like that.

However it could be the Orings in your ASA adapter which cracked from probably liquid CO2.

did you try taking it completely apart and inspecting the valve directly? If i recall once u take it appart, there's a brass piece inside with 2 orings.. im guessing they cracked from liquid CO2 and freezing.
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It leaks because the depress pin "o" rings are busted. Or just because its cheap asa valve. I bought the 3 dollars one.... they failed.

buy this item from eBay 270693415335. 13 Bucks, come with psi gauge, + free shipping. Seller name is mastersconi. I've been using this for 3 months, no problem at all.
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It leaks because the depress pin "o" rings are busted. Or just because its cheap asa valve. I bought the 3 dollars one.... they failed.

buy this item from eBay 270693415335. 13 Bucks, come with psi gauge, + free shipping. Seller name is mastersconi. I've been using this for 3 months, no problem at all.
I guess you missed the explode part:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/ge...-exploded.html


Marineland 26 bow front: https://youtu.be/nuag1sUuAz8

40 gallon breeder (and 20 gallon long): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ta07C0y0nk
10 gallon with PAR30 LED: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rbms5asKmA
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I guess you missed the explode part:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/ge...-exploded.html


You missed that you hijacked the thread.
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I think the problem was the clogged atomizer diffuser for the problem.

You'd probably have to use something that produces bigger bubbles and some way to diffuse by powerhead or inline in the tubing.
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it might be cheaper just to buy a new asa adapter and rebuild it, if you had no problems using a system like that.

However it could be the Orings in your ASA adapter which cracked from probably liquid CO2.

did you try taking it completely apart and inspecting the valve directly? If i recall once u take it appart, there's a brass piece inside with 2 orings.. im guessing they cracked from liquid CO2 and freezing.
ok thx i will open it later.
This is actually a new asa adaptor that i got 3weeks ago
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It leaks because the depress pin "o" rings are busted. Or just because its cheap asa valve. I bought the 3 dollars one.... they failed.

buy this item from eBay 270693415335. 13 Bucks, come with psi gauge, + free shipping. Seller name is mastersconi. I've been using this for 3 months, no problem at all.

Item number: 370563368554
this is the one that i bought.
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is the burst valve normal? it kinda pop out


and how to i open this asa adaptor to change the oring inside? i tried to open it but it is locked at the top. The brand is Ninja paintball.
http://www.tippmannpros.com/ninja-pa...ter-black.html
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