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Yesterday 12:28 AM
quiquik Sweet I'll stay tuned!
06-01-2015 12:55 AM
zackariah Already in the works I'm trying our some cost efficient parts. Then I'll compare it against my rig with more expensive stuff. So far the whole setup will be well under $150. Hoping it all works well.
05-31-2015 11:54 PM
FlyingHellFish
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Nice! We have the same AirGas Y12 model, and I guess Zack too?
05-31-2015 10:34 PM
quiquik Thought so. Small world. Are you going to build a post body for it?
05-31-2015 10:27 PM
zackariah Quiquik yes I did
05-31-2015 10:02 PM
adam66 ill keep hunting
05-31-2015 09:59 PM
Kindafishy
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parker ir6001wk4pxxfsiiiib is this good to go?(comes with gauges)
It looks like that one would give you the same limitations as the one Bigxor asked about above. It's max output is 30 psi.
05-31-2015 09:42 PM
quiquik
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That's funny I just got the same one.
FleaBay ?
05-31-2015 09:03 PM
adam66 parker ir6001wk4pxxfsiiiib is this good to go?(comes with gauges)
05-31-2015 01:43 PM
zackariah That's funny I just got the same one.
05-31-2015 11:00 AM
quiquik
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Picture of the reg!

If the gauge is 400, you can set the working pressure from 0 - 200 psi. Basically, your regulator can be set higher than ones with numbers under 400.

Like mine.

"Dammnit FHF, speak English!"
You got a truck that able to pull 200lbs of Co2, but you only need to haul 10, 20, 50lbs at the most. My truck can only pull 100lb, but I just have a 10lb load.
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05-31-2015 06:00 AM
BigXor
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I know someone more knowledgeable than me will speak up, but the low pressure side of that regulator is pretty low. The pressure to run CO2 diffusers is often quoted at 35 psi and that only goes to 30.

Thanks, I was unsure about that. I ordered MILLER-SMITH 213-4102, Delivery pressure is 0-150 psi. My inline diffuser is 36psi min pressure.

Plus this reg has the correct CGA320 tank fitting and and stainless steel diaphragm. Outlet connection is 1/8" brass tube fitting.
05-31-2015 03:04 AM
Kindafishy
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Is this regulator OK to use?

MILLER-SMITH 121-2009

I have a new CGA320 tank fitting and a Fabco 55-18 needle valve.
I know someone more knowledgeable than me will speak up, but the low pressure side of that regulator is pretty low. The pressure to run CO2 diffusers is often quoted at 35 psi and that only goes to 30.
05-31-2015 12:08 AM
Jaxfisher
Foreign solenoid valve w/ night time shut-off?

Does anyone know anything about these? The night time shut-off is appealing.

I'm trying to put together my set-up (although it's been extremely painful!!). I purchased a 20 lb. tank, a Victor SR5B-320 and a Fabco needle valve. Can you recommend a good solenoid for my reg & needle valve? Will I need anything (fittings, nuts, etc) to put these pieces & parts together?

Thanks.
05-30-2015 09:56 PM
BigXor Is this regulator OK to use?

MILLER-SMITH 121-2009

I have a new CGA320 tank fitting and a Fabco 55-18 needle valve.
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