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03-26-2014 07:29 PM
herns the adapter for cga 320 and the reg was somehow leaking badly. Did everything I can but wont stop. I don't know if the threads of the adapter had issues. Got tired of refills. I returned the reg for refund.
03-26-2014 02:49 PM
FlyingHellFish
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Originally Posted by herns View Post
I just thought Id like to share my first paintball Co2 setup for my 2G. Before this, I got an Intense regulator from HK but didnt work so well.
With some parts ready, I bought a Cornelius reg for $28 shipped and put them all together. This was taken during leak test and had been running for almost 2 mos now.

bad pic.

What was wrong with the intense? Did it work out?
03-25-2014 07:25 PM
herns
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Originally Posted by newbieplanter View Post
How come u didnt use the one of the DS regs u sold, too much weight?
That was too big for a paintball. I wanted something light yet have fully controlled on pressure.
03-25-2014 06:25 AM
newbieplanter
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Originally Posted by herns View Post
I just thought Id like to share my first paintball Co2 setup for my 2G. Before this, I got an Intense regulator from HK but didnt work so well.
With some parts ready, I bought a Cornelius reg for $28 shipped and put them all together. This was taken during leak test and had been running for almost 2 mos now.

bad pic.

How come u didnt use the one of the DS regs u sold, too much weight?
03-25-2014 06:23 AM
newbieplanter
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Originally Posted by talontsiawd View Post
I understand the setup. I get it works for a lot of people (and doesn't work for a lot of people).

I guess my question is, is it good advice to recommend those needle valves? It doesn't seem to fit the application, plus one is quite expensive for (in my opinion) a short cut type setup. I am just wondering if the more sensitive, lower pressure needle valves can get damaged from this type of setup.
Yea they probly can, wouldnt doubt it. Im tellin ya what worked for me. If u read back in this post u see thats what is stated in every post here an all over this forum. Like this whole set up it worked for this guy so he posted it here right? Now others might not want to take this road but others will give it a shot. Me i got 3 different co2 set ups on my tanks an all work. The best way to decide whats gonna work for u is read, read, read. Good luck!
03-25-2014 03:16 AM
herns I just thought Id like to share my first paintball Co2 setup for my 2G. Before this, I got an Intense regulator from HK but didnt work so well.
With some parts ready, I bought a Cornelius reg for $28 shipped and put them all together. This was taken during leak test and had been running for almost 2 mos now.

bad pic.

03-25-2014 01:50 AM
talontsiawd
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Originally Posted by oldpunk78 View Post
I wonder if anyone has sustained an injury from this yet.
I have yet to see people get damaged but I know of 3 catastrophic failures with this setup. I am sure you can screw up a "normal" CO2 setup the same way if you really try but I haven't heard of any on the board as of yet.
03-25-2014 01:28 AM
oldpunk78 I wonder if anyone has sustained an injury from this yet.
03-25-2014 12:45 AM
talontsiawd
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Originally Posted by newbieplanter View Post
Thats just the easy way out, i got one on my 20 gal an its been running for 1-1/2 almost 2 years now with no problem. But i told u how to run it with the other one.
I understand the setup. I get it works for a lot of people (and doesn't work for a lot of people).

I guess my question is, is it good advice to recommend those needle valves? It doesn't seem to fit the application, plus one is quite expensive for (in my opinion) a short cut type setup. I am just wondering if the more sensitive, lower pressure needle valves can get damaged from this type of setup.
03-24-2014 09:38 PM
newbieplanter
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Originally Posted by talontsiawd View Post
I know about them and what I am saying is that I don't think they are meant for a non regulated co2 setup. I am unsure about the working pressure but most of these are supposed to be under 100PSI or so. Now I don't know what can happen if you go over that but I imagine a $60 single stage regulator with that valve would actually work quite well. I don't get the idea of buying a high end needle valve but cutting the cost or a regulator myself, especially when the ASA's are $20+ and most would want to add a gauge.
Thats just the easy way out, i got one on my 20 gal an its been running for 1-1/2 almost 2 years now with no problem. But i told u how to run it with the other one.
03-24-2014 09:30 PM
talontsiawd
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Originally Posted by newbieplanter View Post
Get the ideal needle valve $80 u be good to go ill post the number here when i get home.
Something like 52-1-12
I know about them and what I am saying is that I don't think they are meant for a non regulated co2 setup. I am unsure about the working pressure but most of these are supposed to be under 100PSI or so. Now I don't know what can happen if you go over that but I imagine a $60 single stage regulator with that valve would actually work quite well. I don't get the idea of buying a high end needle valve but cutting the cost or a regulator myself, especially when the ASA's are $20+ and most would want to add a gauge.
03-24-2014 09:26 PM
newbieplanter
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Originally Posted by talontsiawd View Post
Are those needle valves even rated anywhere close to the amount of pressure from an unregulated setup? I looked online for the Fabco and it looks like it has an 80PSI max but I didn't find an absolute max rating, the flow chart only goes to 80. These setups are like 10x that so I would be weary about using them.
Get the ideal needle valve $80 u be good to go ill post the number here when i get home.
Something like 52-1-12
03-24-2014 08:30 PM
Chris_Produces
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Originally Posted by talontsiawd View Post
Are those needle valves even rated anywhere close to the amount of pressure from an unregulated setup? I looked online for the Fabco and it looks like it has an 80PSI max but I didn't find an absolute max rating, the flow chart only goes to 80. These setups are like 10x that so I would be weary about using them.
That's what I was wondering...I wonder which needle valve he bought and what the max psi rating is on it.
03-24-2014 08:21 PM
talontsiawd
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Originally Posted by newbieplanter View Post
U need a new needle valve. Something like this
Are those needle valves even rated anywhere close to the amount of pressure from an unregulated setup? I looked online for the Fabco and it looks like it has an 80PSI max but I didn't find an absolute max rating, the flow chart only goes to 80. These setups are like 10x that so I would be weary about using them.
03-24-2014 08:00 PM
Chris_Produces ^^^^^^^

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