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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2012, 07:23 AM
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Just curious as to why you have the needle valve before the solenoid...most people have it the other way around.

Also, I used the exact same metering valve and was able to get it down to 1 bubble per 3-4 seconds.

I do not believe that particular metering valve was designed to be closed completely either, so if you did, it may have damaged it.


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