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Old 10-04-2010, 02:08 AM   #166
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I bought mine in California lol Sacramento.
Maybe their site is having problems... it says specifically it's not available in CA.
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:12 AM   #167
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Do you know anyone on the board? Ask them to buy and ship to you.

sent from my phone, because I can't get the internet out in the boonies.
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:25 AM   #168
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I know two local home depots here did not carry the needle valve but my local lowes did... Don't know if you guys have got lowes there
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:31 AM   #169
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I got mines at Homedepot in town... go visit your local Homedepot store or Lowes. It's the same part numbers and brand. They both carry it, drive there and check it out.
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:32 AM   #170
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I know two local home depots here did not carry the needle valve but my local lowes did... Don't know if you guys have got lowes there
We've got a Lowes somewhat close... but the Lowes' site doesn't have any results for "needle valve."

What part of the store did you find it in? Is it in plumbing?
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:33 AM   #171
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I got mines at Homedepot in town... go visit your local Homedepot store or Lowes. It's the same part numbers and brand. They both carry it, drive there and check it out.
OK, I'll give it a shot tomorrow. Home Depot is right up the street.

What section of the store would I find it in?
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Old 10-04-2010, 04:10 AM   #172
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It's in the plumbing section right by the clear air tubing. They usually have all the brass fittings mounted to a wall so it's pretty easy to find. Good luck
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Old 10-04-2010, 05:00 AM   #173
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It's in the plumbing section right by the clear air tubing. They usually have all the brass fittings mounted to a wall so it's pretty easy to find. Good luck
How can I turn down advice from Spagett?

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Old 10-04-2010, 06:23 PM   #174
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How can I turn down advice from Spagett?

You got so spooked
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:36 PM   #175
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You got so spooked
Too funny. This man with long tail just popped out and said "Spagett!"

I live in LA and last week I was out to lunch, and I turned around to find Tim and Eric sitting behind me over a working lunch. I texted my wife who said I should spook them. LOL

My 3 year old runs around singing "Good news! Cigarette juice!" which is kind of crazy and makes me simultaneously feel like a bad/awesome parent.
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Old 10-04-2010, 09:40 PM   #176
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Well everyone, I figured out why you can't find that particular needle valve here in California... it's because it's got lead in it, and California doesn't like lead in their consumer products.

I went to the local Home Depot, and found a "lead free" version of the same needle valve, for just a few dollars more.

So, if all goes as planned, I'll have my ultra low cost rig up and running shortly!

I've got a new ASA on/off, gauge, tank, and needle valve for under $30. All new too. Muhahaha.

So, thanks for all of the info in this thread!
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Old 10-06-2010, 05:00 AM   #177
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is there any cheap way to get the psi down from 800 to something a lot lower? It's kinda scary when I try to turn the needle valve a little and then my check valve shoots across the room. :/
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Old 10-06-2010, 05:12 AM   #178
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A regulator is the only way I know of and you are looking at $60 or $70 and up.
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:28 AM   #179
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is there any cheap way to get the psi down from 800 to something a lot lower? It's kinda scary when I try to turn the needle valve a little and then my check valve shoots across the room. :/
This shouldn't happened.. check the followings..

-Are you sure the check valve is in the right position, not backward?
-Co2 Tubing hose size correct fitment being snug and tight once slip on a connector.
-You should release your needle valve slowly, super slowly just a tiny bit.
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:45 PM   #180
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@jaggedfury - Is there any end of tank dump incidence with your paintball CO2 set up?
The gauge drops when the tank is about to empty right?
Does this occur gradually say in a span of days? weeks?
Do you wait for the gauge to read zero before you change tanks?
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