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Today 07:15 AM
boredom.is.me Here it is mounted. I made my own check valve equipped bubble counter for fun. The reactor is disconnected from the return line. I need to get it spinning smoothly or else it becomes a big restriction.
Today 04:01 AM
Hilde
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Originally Posted by oldpunk78 View Post
It's 1/4npt, not 1/4". The 1/8npt is a little bigger than a 1/4". Tube fittings are actually the size it is. Npt is different.
NPT sizes are confusing. I think I am better off buying the connectors locally.
Today 03:38 AM
oldpunk78
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Originally Posted by Hilde View Post
I bought this PneumaticPlus Push-to-Connect Air Flow Control Valve, Elbow, 1/4" Tube OD x 1/4" NPT. Now by the listing wouldn't you think that the input and output would be 1/4in. The input is 1/2in. I have requested a refund form fleebay seller. I ordered a LF A42 needle valve from Home Depot. For if I can 't find an adapter locally I would have to pay $7 for shipping and the needle valve is only $7.

If you live near Lithia Springs Academy Sports store does refills and they are open long hours.
It's 1/4npt, not 1/4". The 1/8npt is a little bigger than a 1/4". Tube fittings are actually the size it is. Npt is different.
Today 01:55 AM
Hilde I have two paintball off/ and on ASAs. Having trouble finding a gauge. Does anyone know of a store that sells the gauges in Georgia? I have tried ACE, Home Depot and Lowe's.

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The only thing the air flow control valve would be able to is prevent a pressure surge. You would install it after the needle valve as a safety item.
Yes that is the plan.
Yesterday 11:03 PM
boredom.is.me
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Originally Posted by Hilde View Post
I bought this PneumaticPlus Push-to-Connect Air Flow Control Valve, Elbow, 1/4" Tube OD x 1/4" NPT. Now by the listing wouldn't you think that the input and output would be 1/4in. The input is 1/2in. I have requested a refund form fleebay seller. I ordered a LF A42 needle valve from Home Depot. For if I can 't find an adapter locally I would have to pay $7 for shipping and the needle valve is only $7.

If you live near Lithia Springs Academy Sports store does refills and they are open long hours.
The only thing the air flow control valve would be able to is prevent a pressure surge. You would install it after the needle valve as a safety item.
Yesterday 06:29 PM
Hilde
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Originally Posted by RoyalFizbin View Post
Mine
Will the weight of the plumbing put stress on the pin in the adapter?
Yesterday 01:37 PM
Hilde I bought this PneumaticPlus Push-to-Connect Air Flow Control Valve, Elbow, 1/4" Tube OD x 1/4" NPT. Now by the listing wouldn't you think that the input and output would be 1/4in. The input is 1/2in. I have requested a refund form fleebay seller. I ordered a LF A42 needle valve from Home Depot. For if I can 't find an adapter locally I would have to pay $7 for shipping and the needle valve is only $7.

If you live near Lithia Springs Academy Sports store does refills and they are open long hours.
05-01-2015 05:12 AM
boredom.is.me I doubt it, but I only just set mine up.
05-01-2015 01:58 AM
Hilde
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Originally Posted by boredom.is.me View Post
The only adjustment comes from the needle valve.
Yeh, I get that. PGLENN said, " This system is not actually "regulating" the pressure. It is slowing the flow. Now if you have 1, 2, whatever needle valves in place, the "pressure" can still build across them. You have to have the first valve nearly shut. The high pressure is what makes these hard to adjust regardless of the valve. This will contribute to constant adjustments to the line itself."

Have other one's had to adjust the needle valve? How often?
05-01-2015 12:42 AM
boredom.is.me As for the on/off valve, that's exactly what it is. The chamber in the adapter goes to full pressure (800+ psi). The only adjustment comes from the needle valve.
04-30-2015 02:32 PM
Hilde Read that a pressurized Co2 system with a single stage regulator has to be adjusted to maintain a constant pressure as the gas in the cylinder is used.

Does the needle valve on the paintball Co2 system have to adjusted before refilling? How often have you adjusted it?
04-29-2015 10:03 PM
boredom.is.me Hilde, did you ever get through with finding the on/off valve here in the states?

EVERY sporting goods store with an hour drive seems to have their CO2 refill stations down for maintenance...at the same flipping time. I finally found a close Ace that can fill my tank. Hopefully I will be able to fill it in the morning and test later.
04-21-2015 05:52 PM
Hilde
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Originally Posted by sindy777 View Post
I have a 55 gallon tank. What size tank do I need and where did you get all the supplies? Especially the tank? I live in the "boonies" so I have to make my trips worth while. haha
Some buy everything on Amazon. Then there is also flno ebay links allowed Most important item is the needle valve. Here info on needle valves.
04-21-2015 05:36 PM
sindy777 I have a 55 gallon tank. What size tank do I need and where did you get all the supplies? Especially the tank? I live in the "boonies" so I have to make my trips worth while. haha
04-20-2015 02:13 PM
Hilde
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Originally Posted by dzydvl View Post
I would be willing to buy them and sell to anyone who is interested. Cost would be the total price, plus shipping. So no more than $20, but I know shipping is less.
By chance do you still have some needle valves available for sale? Or pm me a place to order from? Looking for needle valves with 1000psi.

Thanks Kim
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