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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:04 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
If you catch it on time before the gauge goes...

If you catch it on time before the gauge goes over its limit then you're safe. I'm wondering if you can revive it with those gauge calibrator kits.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
This is what happens when you use a good gauge to...

This is what happens when you use a good gauge to do the leak test.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/27/51bee1f253d116a62e554ff512ccfeff.jpg


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
Was it me? ...

Was it me?

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d39/onephattai/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-04/F27522E5-2A8C-4C17-BBA4-2E838FE2797F.jpg

This thing lights up my cabi.



I used to cut those weeds but...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,328
Posted By AlanLe
When the solenoid is inactive, the flow will stop...

When the solenoid is inactive, the flow will stop and the pressure/gas will be trapped inside the components that are attached before it. A system without a solenoid are meant to operate 24/7 or it...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,328
Posted By AlanLe
Starting a new Ultra-Line regulator build!

I thought you were kidding about this setup. Putting the solenoid at the end will shorten the life of your needle valve. Needle valves are not designed to stop the gas flow or act as a stop valve. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
I'm glad that it worked out for you:-) I can...

I'm glad that it worked out for you:-)
I can see the difference in the before and after picture.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
Ho ho -Alan

Ho ho


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,433
Posted By AlanLe
Did they lower the price? I think it was $700. ...

Did they lower the price? I think it was $700.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
Thanks! The biggest challenge on these vcr...

Thanks! The biggest challenge on these vcr systems is to keep the post body short.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
Alan's CO2 system builds

Today is the second day of spring here in California. No more winter :-).
I had a little time this morning to put together these systems.

Matheson Ultraline Face Seal System. I bought the...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 867
Posted By AlanLe
Here's mine. Running with no bio balls ...

Here's mine. Running with no bio balls
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/20/77b180232f94e2760a39bfee9f625b63.jpg


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
Tony I saw that coil a few times. I'll send you...

Tony I saw that coil a few times. I'll send you the details.

Just like everything else, the grass is always greener on the other side.... I dont know what the heck this thing is but it's...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,433
Posted By AlanLe
Wow how much did you pay for the gla reg? Nice...

Wow how much did you pay for the gla reg? Nice setup!


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By AlanLe
There is nothing wrong with your system. The...

There is nothing wrong with your system. The metering valve is high flow. This is expected.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
You can set it tighter than the M series handle....

You can set it tighter than the M series handle. Vernier handle is great. It gives you that extra level to fine tune.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By AlanLe
The number on the paper doesn't justify anything....

The number on the paper doesn't justify anything. You have to use it in the real world to see the actual performance.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By AlanLe
Types of Metering Valves and precision aka most of my fish just got gassed to...

Nice regulator. The Swagelok O series does not work well for our purpose. I tested it and decided not to use on my systems due to the high flow. Your problem is the needle valve. Just swap it with a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-18-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,764
Posted By AlanLe
$72 to refill 3 of my 10lb.

$72 to refill 3 of my 10lb.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,328
Posted By AlanLe
What are you going to build with the 3810? ...

What are you going to build with the 3810?


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,328
Posted By AlanLe
You see me riding? ...

You see me riding?
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/17/8d5250fc947d4bfd0180b96902e637e8.jpg


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,328
Posted By AlanLe
Starting a new Ultra-Line regulator build!

If you use a tube x mnpt elbow, it will look like this. I'm thinking of cutting the small gland of the vcr tube x 1/4 tube adapter. The inner tube looks like 3/8....
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By AlanLe
There is a tri-stage regulator available on...

There is a tri-stage regulator available on fleabay. A dual stage air product attached to a parker ir4000. If you search around you will see it.


-Alan
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,658
Posted By AlanLe
My next project ...

My next project

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/15/ad09abafe8787a28276366cc64dd4084.jpg


-Alan
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,050
Posted By AlanLe
This is a good size of a tank. I'm wondering who...

This is a good size of a tank. I'm wondering who has the biggest planted tank beside Amano.


-Alan
Forum: Aquascaping 03-14-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,685
Posted By AlanLe
This is a shot of a full tank. I just pulled out...

This is a shot of a full tank. I just pulled out the dhg. Planting hc for now.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/14/0a7aed29ebb98373a1bfd3cf44027010.jpg...
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