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10-11-2012 02:47 AM
flc
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Originally Posted by TLE041 View Post
I've read that it's recommended to use some Vaseline (petroleum jelly) on the treads and seals to give a completely air-tight seal. Maybe the extra lubrication could help make your canister go on easier?
Vaseline can be pretty rough on rubber and plastic components. I'd suggest using silicone vacuum grease or teflon tape instead.
10-10-2012 09:47 PM
tunatime i had the 88g one and at 2 bps the tank lasted 1.5 weeks. theses kits are not worth it as the tanks are a dam rip off
10-08-2012 09:30 AM
redza how long does the mini22 kit last at 0.5 Bps?
06-10-2012 06:50 AM
beedee i didnt feel like reading through 15 pages, so i'll ask. How well does the fluval diffuser work? Is it a very fine mist, similar to the atomizers, or is it more along the lines of the eBay glass ones?
05-05-2012 12:36 PM
Lludu
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^Hope the picture helps.
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Yeah... might want to fix that
01-07-2012 07:59 PM
wastewater ^Hope the picture helps.
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01-07-2012 04:35 PM
Mark Oliver
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Drain the tank? Where is all that water going to go? Into the CO2 tank? Fill the drop checker? It may siphon and fill the airline (doubtful) but there's no where for the water to go

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I have noticed that just turning off the CO2 overnight that water fills the tubes either from the tank or from the bubble counter. It gets really close to getting water in valve so I'm gonna get a valve check.

Is the best place to put it between the tank and the bubble counter or the bubble counter and the valve. I assume bubble counter and valve.
01-03-2012 06:34 PM
Naekuh
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Check other sources for the Aquatek (eBay...) I payed a bit less for mine. Ships directly from Aquatek as well. Got mine about a year ago, couldn't be happier for what it costs.
u know aquatek is a power vendor on this forum.

i wish they would give us the price on e-bay here.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/aquatek-california/

It would make more sense also seeing how they wouldnt have to pay ebay broker fee's.
01-03-2012 01:30 PM
hockey9999
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Originally Posted by aGiantLeaf View Post
Been runing it at 4bps for 2 weeks and the 88g tank is almost gone. WTH I'm returning this and getting: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...A34950EJPC3UHN

$80 Solenoid
Check other sources for the Aquatek (eBay...) I payed a bit less for mine. Ships directly from Aquatek as well. Got mine about a year ago, couldn't be happier for what it costs.
01-02-2012 06:41 PM
galabar
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Originally Posted by aGiantLeaf View Post
Been runing it at 4bps for 2 weeks and the 88g tank is almost gone. WTH I'm returning this and getting: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...A34950EJPC3UHN

$80 Solenoid
That sounds about right at 4 bps. This is really meant for a micro-sized tank at maybe 0.5 bps. This would give 16 weeks with your measurement.
01-02-2012 04:56 PM
aGiantLeaf Been runing it at 4bps for 2 weeks and the 88g tank is almost gone. WTH I'm returning this and getting: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...A34950EJPC3UHN

$80 Solenoid
12-31-2011 01:11 AM
galabar
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Originally Posted by OverStocked View Post
1) Co2 isn't flammable. 2) http://www.navagear.com/2010/01/22/i...eally-illegal/

The case was dismissed, and it doesn't appear that anyone has said what that means.

Don't take the tag off your mattress either.

If you're willing to pay the legal fees, you can sue someone for anything. That in itself does not make them liable.
The tag on your matress is for the seller, not you. I hope you know that.

As for liability, if a refilled CO2 cartridge explodes in someone's hand, they are coming after you in court, count on it (and they will probably win).

p.s. The case may have been settled (for an undisclosed sum).
12-31-2011 12:44 AM
OverStocked
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http://www.mountainaircustomairguns.com/

Well, again, it is up to you. I wish you and your customers luck with this.

p.s. Just to be clear, these are the cartridges that you refill?

http://www.pyramydair.com/s/a/Crosma..._CO2_tanks/336

p.p.s. Legality and liability may be different here:

http://www.setexasrecord.com/news/20...l-propane-fire
1) Co2 isn't flammable. 2) http://www.navagear.com/2010/01/22/i...eally-illegal/

The case was dismissed, and it doesn't appear that anyone has said what that means.

Don't take the tag off your mattress either.

If you're willing to pay the legal fees, you can sue someone for anything. That in itself does not make them liable.
12-31-2011 12:25 AM
OVT
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Then my question is: how come I only get ~7 days out of one Fluval 88 cartridge set at the lowest level running 24/7 on a 12g tank? I did a check leak on the regulator and hoses and they are not leaking.
As an update, I sent email to Fluval Customer Service on the subject. Reply came back 4 days later saying that they are shipping me a new regulator free of charge.

I just might put the 88g set up for sale anyways as it's being replaced buy a 10#.
12-30-2011 11:59 PM
DerekFF Or for $75 get a complete top to bottom paintball setup that will last you 3-4 months with a $5 refill bill a few times a year.

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