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So can we buy multiple needle valves for a more consistent system? We would be able to connect them through a 1/8 to 1/8 adapter or whatever it is.
you don't want to do that because of the cost. But since NickS already have both and he got a refund for the bad deltrol, maybe he could use it to his advantage[in this case it will work because the watts valve will not have to deal with 800psi anymore if combined in series]. But I would not recomend buying multiple valves because it may end up costly.
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post #602 of 2411 (permalink) Old 11-29-2010, 02:15 AM
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6 + 6 = 12 dollars, im only 16 but I think I can manage but in theory it would work? I might buy another one tomorrow !!!
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6 + 6 = 12 dollars, im only 16 but I think I can manage but in theory it would work? I might buy another one tomorrow !!!

6? how did you come up with 6 + 6?

Oh..... if you are planing to get 2 watts valve it will NOT work. I am saying the deltrol valve first then the watts valve

CO2 tank-->ASA-->deltrol-->watts-->co2 tubing (will work in theory)
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Oh sorry, the home depot/ lowes ones are 6 dollars. Im using one now and it is pretty consistent but I would like some more consistency. I didnt mean it to be obnoxious if thats how it sounded , sorry .
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Oh sorry, the home depot/ lowes ones are 6 dollars. Im using one now and it is pretty consistent but I would like some more consistency. I didnt mean it to be obnoxious if thats how it sounded , sorry .
NO, I was trying to reply fast because I know you're online now. I am sorry if I sounded rude. Yeah, if the first valve works, then providing second valve should give you better control. But, again, the more fitting/connection, the more places for the gas to leak. Do test for leaks.
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Thanks, ill let you know how it goes, ill probably pick another one up sometime this week. Ive been pretty good with leaks so far so hopefully my luck continues. wait, whats that hissing noise?
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Just tried tightening that nut and then tightened the knob with a wrench. Seemed to be working until the whole knob sheared off...


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Try a Swagelok valve, a bit more money but a few people are using it with no problem. I'm using Watts myself, works for me and a few members also.

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post #609 of 2411 (permalink) Old 11-29-2010, 06:38 AM
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just wanted to ask a quick question, I remember when I first when to HD for the watts needle valve I saw two version but the same model, one when you completely take out the knob that turns it's an actual pointed needle like the ones you sew with and the other which is not pointed, which one are people using with the floating problem.
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Pointed Needle, If I re-read your statement right. I read it a few times to understand it. Mine's Pointed. All three.

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that could be the problem then if your is pointed like a real needle as in sharp and can pierce skin, I think most people who are having this float problem including me is using the one with a stump needle
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Just found this on [Ebay Link Removed] it work?

search this "Whitey Swagelok 1/8" Brass Needle Valve B-OVM2-BKB"

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that could be the problem then if your is pointed like a real needle as in sharp and can pierce skin, I think most people who are having this float problem including me is using the one with a stump needle
I mean mines is stump needle (at first didn't quite understand what you meant.) As in the end of the needle valve adjuster arm is smoothed off flat. It isn't sharp. Refer back to a few pages, my photos are attached. I have no problem.

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Just found this on [Ebay Link Removed] it work?

search this "Whitey Swagelok 1/8" Brass Needle Valve B-OVM2-BKB"
I would opt to go this route for the people who's having problems with the Watts valves. Since you guys are replacing 2-3 of them already, taking into factor that everything is tighten right, I would lean toward the Swagelok B-OVM2-KBK valve instead. In the end result, our hopes is to have it working, if it doesn't work after numerous tries.. move up(upgrade).

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Just bought 2 of these (Whitey Swagelok 1/8" Brass Needle Valve B-OVM2-BKB) to go on 2 of my setups...hopefully they work...

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Just bought 2 of these (Whitey Swagelok 1/8" Brass Needle Valve B-OVM2-BKB) to go on 2 of my setups...hopefully they work...

maybe not as easy to control, but should work with a little patience.... I think....

edit: I actually wanted to get the b-ovm2 before I decided to get the deltrol.... let us know how it does. Maybe this might be better than the deltrol. Did you check what max pressure rating is?

edit2: I just checked and pressure rating is 3000psi, more than enough. This valve might be a good one. Let us know.
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