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Forum: Equipment Today, 06:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,876
Posted By AlanLe
I saw this valve with a 1/4 tube ends but it was...

I saw this valve with a 1/4 tube ends but it was a bit out of my price range. Tony you should use a 1/8 tube x 1/4 tube reducer at the output.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By AlanLe
It looks like GLA has a real competitor. It's...

It looks like GLA has a real competitor. It's about performance, like a v8 Honda vs a v8 Mercedes. Both are v8 but each has its own league.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By AlanLe
That Chell neddle valve has vcr ports. ...

That Chell neddle valve has vcr ports.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 52,239
Posted By AlanLe
Looking good! Find another white cord. H3...

Looking good! Find another white cord. H3 metering valves are a keeper.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By AlanLe
Thanks but sometimes i run into problems with my...

Thanks but sometimes i run into problems with my builds too. It's just one of those days....


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By AlanLe
The M series will work fine. It's more sensitive...

The M series will work fine. It's more sensitive and take less turns to adjust the flow compared to the S series. The manufacturer usually set the valve ~10% opened. You can close it further by...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By AlanLe
Your regulator is showing sign of old age...

Your regulator is showing sign of old age (internal leak). I had 2 regulators like this. I was able to return one and trashed the other.


Source:...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,876
Posted By AlanLe
I found an unused 1/8 tubing in my garage. I'll...

I found an unused 1/8 tubing in my garage. I'll cut you some. What else do you need Tony?


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,287
Posted By AlanLe
Lol! -Alan

Lol!


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,876
Posted By AlanLe
Yeah use the tubing for a cleaner look and a...

Yeah use the tubing for a cleaner look and a shorter post body. .030" wall thickness works for me. Use a tube cutter. Plenty on fleabay.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By AlanLe
Why do you want to use RO/DI? It will strip all...

Why do you want to use RO/DI? It will strip all of the useful minerals for your plants. RO unit alone is good unless you want to manually add the minerals back. By the way, my water pressure is...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By AlanLe
1/8 in. Tube OD x 1/8 in. Female NPT. 1/8 in....

1/8 in. Tube OD x 1/8 in. Female NPT.
1/8 in. Tube OD x 1/8 in. Male NPT.

check with Swagelok.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,876
Posted By AlanLe
Use 316 stainless steel tubing with thick wall....

Use 316 stainless steel tubing with thick wall. The idea is to use the tubing as a supporter for the needle valve. It will bend if you use brass.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,287
Posted By AlanLe
You mean this regulator? I see a clippard...

You mean this regulator? I see a clippard solenoid attached to a board and 2 styrofoam balls (probably acts as a check valve). It's a clever design but there are limitations. The regulator is a...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,876
Posted By AlanLe
Tony you are looking for the 1/4 carbon steel ...

Tony you are looking for the 1/4 carbon steel nut and ferrules? S-400-NFSET.



-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,287
Posted By AlanLe
What's that hemorrhoid looking piece on the...

What's that hemorrhoid looking piece on the bottom of the reg? Lol! Anyways I sent you a pm about the swagelok fittings.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By AlanLe
Full 10 lb co2 tank is only 800psi. The force is...

Full 10 lb co2 tank is only 800psi. The force is not that great. it's safer using pressurized co2 than driving.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,287
Posted By AlanLe
Dang free shipping from San Diego to Canada!...

Dang free shipping from San Diego to Canada! Thats a good deal. You need to build an all stainless system.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,287
Posted By AlanLe
Invest in a custom dual stage co2 system and you...

Invest in a custom dual stage co2 system and you will never have to worry about anything.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By AlanLe
Yup you need to insert the CO2 nylon washer....

Yup you need to insert the CO2 nylon washer. Teflon is not needed for this part.
Make sure you use a crescent wrench to tighten it down.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By AlanLe
Swagelok metering valve question / Help

Maybe they use the ferrules for another purpose?
OP will need these parts
Assuming solenoid has 1/8 npt female ports
SS-400-2-2 - 1/4 tube x 1/8 mnpt elbow...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,876
Posted By AlanLe
Nice find! Put on a pair of Swagelok gauges. ...

Nice find! Put on a pair of Swagelok gauges.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By AlanLe
You can set it up like this ...

You can set it up like this
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/05/c2a40b3dc7b143d4ab22e4a273f9959a.jpg


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By AlanLe
HD wont have the fittings you need. It's 1/4...

HD wont have the fittings you need. It's 1/4 tube connection maybe. A picture would help.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By AlanLe
I believe it's the carbon. -Alan

I believe it's the carbon.


-Alan
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