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Old 01-22-2013, 03:50 AM   #181
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I will trade or sell it to you. I have it and a smc1200 well the whole post body


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Old 01-22-2013, 05:43 PM   #182
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^ What don't you like about them?
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:41 PM   #183
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About the Mouse and the SMC1200, well I do not want to use a smc1200. Not as much control as I would like. I love the mouse, but I do not want to have to up the 10/32 size tot he 1/8 and create more compnents. Because I am going to run a JBJ bubble counter off it.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:29 PM   #184
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I just soldered and shrink warped the ones I got. The wiring works either way. +/- doesn't matter.

I was looking this on e__--Bay but I dont know if this is the correct size. Item no: 121053225975.

Sorry, I dont have experience on this trade. I dont even have idea what soldering iron is good for once in awhile use.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:31 PM   #185
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oldpunk, would you be alright with me copying your post's content over to my aquatics wiki?
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^ Go for it :]
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:16 PM   #187
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I was looking this on e__--Bay but I dont know if this is the correct size. Item no: 121053225975.

Sorry, I dont have experience on this trade. I dont even have idea what soldering iron is good for once in awhile use.
The variety of sizes will ensure something fits

I usually go for something about 4-5 mm in diameter. Fits well around the 14 AWG wire I use (don't forget the shrink tube has to fit around the insulation too).
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:12 AM   #188
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The variety of sizes will ensure something fits

I usually go for something about 4-5 mm in diameter. Fits well around the 14 AWG wire I use (don't forget the shrink tube has to fit around the insulation too).
Thanks guys. Youre the best!
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:05 PM   #189
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Btail or oldpunk let me know if you come across a good deal on say a Burkert 6011 or a 2822. I am looking for one as I do not like doing size changes, as those barbs are not the best to deal with.
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:14 PM   #190
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lucky, didn't know that the seller still had them, or you bought it in Dec, grabbed the last two?

No. I bought them when the seller have plenty left.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:12 PM   #191
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What did you get herns?
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:38 AM   #192
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What did you get herns?
He's talking about the 2822.

I've got a solenoid I don't need at the moment. Sending pm.
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Old 01-24-2013, 04:35 AM   #193
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^ hey hey, I also need one. You got two?
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:35 PM   #194
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Hello oldpunk78,

Just wanted to drop in and thank you for this guide. It was most useful in helping me along the way of selecting and assembling my regulator.

This was my parts layout:



After a few weeks of shopping out the parts (stalking ebay and other sites), the remaning parts arrived last evening and I finished assembly:



Today is leak testing day... Coming up on 6 hours now and the pressure is holding rock solid steady:



I am really looking forward to fitting it up very soon. Looks like the 2L DIY bottles are going into retirement... lol...

Thank you again for taking the time and effort to post such an informative thread for noobs like me.

peace,
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:43 PM   #195
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Your reg looks great. I bet it works even better. I'm glad you found this thread helpful
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