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05-22-2012 06:14 PM
builderbob how about this regulator instead leland ?

this is only $40
02-13-2011 05:42 AM
Mr. Leg Does any one want to sell one of these to me?
08-23-2010 06:26 AM
Originally Posted by ddtran46 View Post
Will this work with the pierce co2 system?
No it won't. You will need adaptors. Check local h/w stores
08-23-2010 05:56 AM
msnikkistar I don't think that will fit the Pierce co2 kit. The aquatouch one may. Could be you could use several fittings to get it to connect. Who knows.
08-16-2010 10:07 AM
Originally Posted by ozanter View Post
FYI guys... Williams Brewing just came out with an adapter for a paintball tank. I plan on getting it and see how it fits.
Will this work with the pierce co2 system?
08-12-2010 08:34 AM
yikesjason awesome! I might go for that after I run out of disposables. I might have even bought the one that was just up in the SnS if I had known.
08-12-2010 06:49 AM
ozanter FYI guys... Williams Brewing just came out with an adapter for a paintball tank. I plan on getting it and see how it fits.
07-24-2010 04:22 PM
Morchaiel Man, I really love this setup.. I can't find any stores that sell Co2 regulators or solenoids that small here in the Netherlands, so far.. I did find a teeny tiny nano Co2 regulator, for about 30 bucks, makes me wonder if it's any good.. Plus, I think it only has the option to just hook it straight up to some hose. If I'd stick a solenoid valve in there' it'll probably leak .

In any case, brilliant setup. I'm gonna keep looking to see if I can find the proper equipment here. Problem is, I don't have a lot of DIY experience, so I'm not even sure where to look .

One question though, where does the Co2 get into the tank?

Thanks for the inspiration though, I probably wouldn't even have thought of making a Co2 system. I'd probably just would have bought like, a Dennerle nano Co2 and place it behind the tank .
06-18-2010 02:47 AM
jeffvmd I finally installed the CO2 set up since I got the fabco FN32 needle valve and now it works fine.

I do have extra clippard fittings CT4 PKG and 2CPF from that tuonor sent in free. Thanks again.
Oh I also have an extra fabco fn32 needle valve.
PM me if anyone needs them.
06-18-2010 12:41 AM
Originally Posted by Green Leaf Aquariums View Post
I could definitely make these adapters if folks are interested. Seems pretty easy..
Sounds like a plan.
06-18-2010 12:25 AM
Green Leaf Aquariums I could definitely make these adapters if folks are interested. Seems pretty easy..
06-18-2010 12:16 AM
Damian hmmm. I saw that site. Not sure though. I wanted to consider something for the future if I ever do decide to beef up from a cartridge.
06-17-2010 10:44 PM
yikesjason There is one here for $38. I have heard that in the past this guy wouldn't sell this part to people who had not bought his other products.

Some people on some of the beer forums have made their own either by machining it out of raw stock, or jerry rigging one with paintball gun parts.
06-17-2010 10:19 PM
Damian Has anyone found an adapter for this reg to run on a paintball canister?
06-05-2010 01:17 AM
Originally Posted by over_stocked View Post
Is it leaking from the threads that hold the barbs in? You need to use pipe compound or teflon tape on the threads to seal it. If leaking over the tube, then a small pipe clamp.
I tried zip ties with no luck. Picked up the smallest hose clamp from Home Depot, but it looks too big. Where can you get 1/8" hose clamps?
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