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Old 02-28-2013, 09:37 PM   #1
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co2 system quick assemble pictures


Been busy currently, no time to build systems, but made one last night, spend three hours(spent more time on sourcing parts).

the pictures only show the parts, will be more details on how to build.

Another Parker IR6000 in progress:
new in the original bags.



Parker Hannifin SS CGA320, not the western Enterprise or Superior product SS CGA set.


Digital handle extremely high precision metering valve, Brooks instrument, and it is an angle pattern.




sweet swagelok, especially the stainless steel gauges.



pictures of a quick put-together, will take at least three hours to connect every piece and many more hours to test:

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Old 02-28-2013, 09:40 PM   #2
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Default Parker IR6000, Burkert 2822 solenoid, Brooks instrument series 1 metering.

Enlarge the picture look much better.

Finally, done. Picture were taken this afternoon.
Now this system is mounted on CO2 tank under testing, more testing hours ahead before it is ready to join the service.







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Old 02-28-2013, 09:48 PM   #3
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Absolutely beautiful
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Really? 3 Hours? Now that's dedication to being careful. lol

EDIT - Please, for all that is good in this world, REMOVE that brass check valve. That Parker deserves better.
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dang... not only are the photos looking sharp as heck but that regulator looks real great!

whoever gets this is mighty lucky!
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Actually two and half hours, have to be extremely careful to avoid scratch(even a single scratch would ruin it), all parts are new out of the original box/bags.
And normally it takes less than half an hour if no custom modification required or avoiding scratch is not the main concern.

The check valve is brass, but it is parker hannifin, an $40-$50 stainless steel spring and poppet valve door just like the full stainless steel body counterpart.
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The check valve is brass, but it is parker hannifin, an $40-$50 stainless steel spring and poppet valve door just like the full stainless steel body counterpart.
When you build something of that caliber, aesthetics matter... haha - how's that saying go? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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dang... not only are the photos looking sharp as heck but that regulator looks real great!

whoever gets this is mighty lucky!
Thank you, it is enough light to make it look sharp, plus a DSLR really come in handy,
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When you build something of that caliber, aesthetics matter... haha - how's that saying go? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Josh, need parts let me know, I have full line of VCR components on hand but keep pushing back the VCR pressurized system project because I need to build a panel for VCR pneumatic parts, the VCR connection/fitting are not designed to holding itself because the weight of the components.
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Really? I would think the weak point would be the welds in the tubing. I'm pretty sure the actual VCR connection is strong enough. I wonder what the weight limit is on the welds in the tubes. And thank you for your offers and advice. There aren't many folks around here as wound up with these things as we are .
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My hats off to you. If I were to put that many pieces together- it would surely explode at some point.
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My hats off to you. If I were to put that many pieces together- it would surely explode at some point.
Haha this made my day, thank you.
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When you build something of that caliber, aesthetics matter... haha - how's that saying go? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
unfortunately, I only have one 1/8 npt stainless steel Parker Hannifin check valve left, that will be for another better regulator, a matheson 9400 series reg.
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My hats off to you. If I were to put that many pieces together- it would surely explode at some point.
it is alright, takes a little bit time but attention to detail is what count the most.

another one:

Matheson 9400 stainless steel.








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Old 03-09-2013, 04:29 AM   #15
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new project, a chiyoda seiki







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