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Old 10-31-2011, 08:17 AM   #1831
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thank you so much this has helped alot
Awesome! Can you list your parts and cost to build your rig? (and of course pictures )
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Old 10-31-2011, 09:15 AM   #1832
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didn't know there was more then one jacpac, I'm pretty sure there is only one, the pic on the kit has a construction guy holding the tank+regulator connected to a nail gun or something like that.

and before I get flooded with I'm in CANADA TOO!! where did you get it, I got it from canadian tires, I see them all the time but at regular price around the 50-70 mark I got it when it was on for $20 I bought 4 of them, with this you can split the connection and have it on two tanks easliy, I ordered a solenoid valve when I get it and install it I'll take a pic of it. with this regulator all you need to buy is a 1/4 to 1/8 reducer coupling around 2-3 bucks and that's about it, I even used this with the cheapo home depot needle valve works like a charm. I usually run this at 20psi, and 40psi for those gla stlye atomizers.
I'm in Canada too and I've never seen the jacpac sold at Canadian tires. Several years ago i saw them sold at home depot but they dont seem to sell them anymore. My local lowes has a similar system called the Kobalt Portable Compressed Co2 Regulator. They even have filled paintball canisters that you trade in your spent one for.
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Old 10-31-2011, 05:03 PM   #1833
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yeah i had to go the paintball route also.

In my location it can take almost a 30 min drive to go to a beer store and get a real tank filled.

Paintball store 10min. away will fill any paintball canister for 5 dollars regardless of size as long as its a paintball canister.

And whats funny is a 20oz canister cost 5 dollars... if i take my 5lb tank inside, they charge 5 dollars / lb...

ummm so i end up taking 4 20oz canisters with me instead fill up 4 bottles and dont go back unless i do something stupid with CO2.


and guys theres a guy in our sponsored forum whose selling a complete setup.
all you need is the line diffuser and paintball tank.

For those of you guys who want to know more, an expensive store will sell a 20oz paintball tank filled for roughly 29-35 dollars.
You can get a empty tank online for around 15-20 dollars.... and then take the tank and get it filled. The choice is yours.

The only thing i regret in a small setup tho, is the missing timer solinoid so it shuts off automatically for you.
But if ur the type who leaves co2 on all the time, the paintball route is a no brainer... because there is a TON more paintball stores who can recharge your tank more so then beer stores.
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Old 11-02-2011, 02:53 AM   #1834
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To all the naysayers that have been telling us "DIY Paintball CO2 is STUPID and COSTLY", may I present to you...

$16 20 oz paintball tank (Amazon)
$30 for Aquatek Paintball CO2 adapter + Myth CO2 regulator (Ebay)

= $46 DIY Paintball setup. And it looks hella sexy on a nano if I must say...

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Old 11-03-2011, 02:12 AM   #1835
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as promised, pic with solenoid installed. don't buy this solenoid it's loud
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:03 AM   #1836
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i hv a 20oz paintball setup using a watts a41.
I set it to 1bps in the morning but at night it is down to 1bubble per 1.5seconds.
I checked and made sure there is no leak. Is there anyone who is having the same problem?
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:30 AM   #1837
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this is normal, I havetrouble in the first week too. but after that my BPS stays cool.
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:44 AM   #1838
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this is normal, I havetrouble in the first week too. but after that my BPS stays cool.
are you using a check valve?
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:49 AM   #1839
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nope, but I should lol
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Old 11-11-2011, 02:53 AM   #1840
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Cool, the thread is still going! I do read everyone's post but been really busy with purchasing a new house then relocating 10 years of materials.

I tore down a bunch of my tanks and is starting new. My 3 Paintball Setups have been not in used for almost 2 weeks.

I've been noticing alot of new setups with different rigging, very awesome on that. Keep it coming, this setup is not set in stone so feel free to rig it up any way you like. Just keep in mind to not overdo it. I've experimented with over add-on parts which screw up the simple setup. Check Valves are not needed but is useful to have.
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Old 11-11-2011, 05:02 PM   #1841
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this is really not acceptable, last night the bubble rate was 1 bubble every 0.6seconds, and this morning it rises up to 1bubble every 1.7 seconds!
is it time to refill my paintball tank?
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Old 11-12-2011, 01:00 AM   #1842
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Would it be a good idea to purchase a paintball CO2 regulator to place between the bottle and valve? They have some that step down the pressure to 300 PSI. This might (a) give you more consistent pressure and (b) allow you to use needle valves that can't handle the high pressure directly from the tank.
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How about this:

http://www.sakworldpaintball.com/meredustadta.html
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Would it be a good idea to purchase a paintball CO2 regulator to place between the bottle and valve? They have some that step down the pressure to 300 PSI. This might (a) give you more consistent pressure and (b) allow you to use needle valves that can't handle the high pressure directly from the tank.

yes you can put a regulator before the needle valve, but idk about the regulator that u mentioned.
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:58 PM   #1845
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i think i hv to refill my bottle now
its empty, i tried to press the pin on the paintball tank and no gas comes out
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