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Hey, should've check this thread cause I didn't get a PM, thought you didn't get it yet, haha.
But thanks for putting me on the list, my "set" doesn't include the paintball canister right? Just the other stuff?
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Cool. Just lmk whenever I need to pay you.

How often do you guys adjust the needle valve?
On mines, I just set it and leave it. The main shrimp tank is in my Master Bed room and I would at least glance at it once a day. The last time I took off the on/off valve was for picture purposes on 9/22. Took a quick 10 second to reset it and left it since then. Haven't touched it. Yesterday, picked up the co2 tank while it's running and snap some photos of the gauge and some before and after shot of my shrimp tank after removing glosso. Moving the co2 paintball tank doesn't alter any bit of the co2 pressure coming into the tank. Set it and leave it.

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i very exited to get my 2 adapter jejejeje
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yay, can't wait to set up my tank with this!
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Hey, should've check this thread cause I didn't get a PM, thought you didn't get it yet, haha.
But thanks for putting me on the list, my "set" doesn't include the paintball canister right? Just the other stuff?
Thanks!
no co2 tank. I just put that on their for price comparing. I didn't want the extra headache by shipping co2.



sent from my phone, because I can't get the internet out in the boonies.
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no co2 tank. I just put that on their for price comparing. I didn't want the extra headache by shipping co2.



sent from my phone, because I can't get the internet out in the boonies.
Alright, sounds good. Where/when should we send payments?
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yay, can't wait to set up my tank with this!
Where do you get your tank filled?
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Can these paintball tanks be refilled if you've used teflon tape on the tank itself? Mine was leaking where the on/off valve connects to the tank.

I'm sure I can scrape it all off if I have to but is there an alternative to teflon tape if using it at this joint is a no-no?


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hey Bill (dzydvl)

did you already order the stuff or no, if not then i would like to make it 2 set, instead of 1. please let me know, thanks
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quick question, i never used the small co2 tank before. anyway i bought 6 of 20oz full c02 cylinder for $40 and right where the cap sit on the top of the cylinder it says AS 0509, does that mean i dont have to hydrotest it for another 4 1/2 years. please let me know.

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Where do you get your tank filled?
there's a paintball shop out in brooklyn called stingray paintball
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there's a paintball shop out in brooklyn called stingray paintball
Thanks, going to try to get this setup this weekend by hitting up some stores on LI.
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Can these paintball tanks be refilled if you've used teflon tape on the tank itself? Mine was leaking where the on/off valve connects to the tank.

I'm sure I can scrape it all off if I have to but is there an alternative to teflon tape if using it at this joint is a no-no?
Have you checked or replaced the O-ring above the threads on the Co2 bottle. It gets worn out over time and should be replaced. It's pretty cheap to buy lots of 100 on ebay. Otherwise teflon on the threads shouldn't be a problem just try to remove it all before you bring it to get filled.

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Have you checked or replaced the O-ring above the threads on the Co2 bottle. It gets worn out over time and should be replaced. It's pretty cheap to buy lots of 100 on ebay. Otherwise teflon on the threads shouldn't be a problem just try to remove it all before you bring it to get filled.
The thing is brand new, I didn't think it would need anything replaced...

Thanks though, once I get it refilled I'll check that out and buy some replacements to have handy.


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The thing is brand new, I didn't think it would need anything replaced...

Thanks though, once I get it refilled I'll check that out and buy some replacements to have handy.
the o-rings are easily split when threaded into something... you could split one evey time you skrew it in or you could never have to change it... always depends and the factory has to test the bottle they probably accidently cut it and didn't replace it

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