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Old 02-26-2013, 05:29 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by reconmarui View Post
If my co2 lines in the soda bottle co2 system clogs after the check valve won't the check valve blow before the bottle? Are there any fail safes to keep bottles from exploding? How often should I change the airstone? Do they clo easily or at all? How much damage can those bottles do? Or is it just as mess.... I imagine the too just blows I first or the pressure exploits a weakness in the seal where the line goes in the cal. Does using the sealing-less
Method with the diameter of the hole smaller than the tubing fail before the bottle would explode?
My failsafe for my diy co2 is not to glue the check valve to my airline this way if there is too much pressure build up, it could pop out and avoid disaster.
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