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Old 08-20-2012, 04:39 AM   #1
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I am back, co2 equipment questions pl post here


First of all, didn't have time to work on any co2 equipment in the last couple month, will reply all pms in a couple days and operation will continue.

5BodyBlade, and 150EH were the last two customers had been greatly affected by my laggy performance after I temporarily stepped away, really sorry about what happen and they've received the parts they ordered.

any questions about what to use, and how to put the parts together, please post here, thanks.

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Old 08-20-2012, 06:00 AM   #2
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:15 AM   #3
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thanks, is the clippard mouse solenoid working ok on your co2 unit?
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Old 08-20-2012, 10:46 AM   #4
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First of all, didn't have time to work on any co2 equipment in the last couple month, will reply all pms in a couple days and operation will continue.

5BodyBlade, and 150EH were the last two customers had been greatly affected by my laggy performance after I temporarily stepped away, really sorry about what happen and they've received the parts they ordered.

any questions about what to use, and how to put the parts together, please post here, thanks.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:11 AM   #5
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thanks, just came back, didn't aware of the new rules.
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Old 08-22-2012, 01:19 PM   #6
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Hi bettatail, here is my paintball regulator mentioned in PM. Can you tell me what parts are needed to convert it to use for a cylinder beside cga 320 stem? I will be using it with a jbj bubble counter which I have that goes with the needle valve.
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Im going to order a Reg today finally to setup a small pressurized co2 on my 20 gallon planted tank. Which should I order or do you have another suggestion within the same price range?


http://www.amazon.com/Milwaukee-Inst...ywords=aquatek

http://www.amazon.com/Premium-AQUATE...atek+regulator

or I also found this one,

http://www.amazon.com/U-P-Aqua-Regua...=co2+regulator

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Old 08-22-2012, 06:14 PM   #8
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Hi bettatail, here is my paintball regulator mentioned in PM. Can you tell me what parts are needed to convert it to use for a cylinder beside cga 320 stem? I will be using it with a jbj bubble counter which I have that goes with the needle valve.
I am not really sure what is the cylinder you refer to, if it is paintball cylinder, you can get an adapter, google it you will find whole bunch.

I think your needle valve is 10-32 female port, you need a 10-32 hex connector and a 10-32 to 1/8 NPT bushing.

If your system is pictured vertical position(paintball tank), you only need the above 10-32 fittings. As for horizontal position, you can add an 1/8 female NPT to 1/8 male NPT elbow between the regulator and the solenoid.
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Im going to order a Reg today finally to setup a small pressurized co2 on my 20 gallon planted tank. Which should I order or do you have another suggestion within the same price range?


http://www.amazon.com/Milwaukee-Inst...ywords=aquatek

http://www.amazon.com/Premium-AQUATE...atek+regulator

or I also found this one,

http://www.amazon.com/U-P-Aqua-Regua...=co2+regulator
I prefer not to answer this kind of question here, since I sell co2 systems myself and it is better to stay away from this kind of discussion(which to buy).
It is your choice to get what you think is the best, just do enough research and dig around TPT, there are plenty of topics about what to choose.
If you want to modify or put up a system yourself, questions are welcome in this thread.

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Well maybe I can just purchase one from you(= pm coming your way
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Old 08-23-2012, 07:42 AM   #11
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I have a 5.5 lb tank serving a 62 gallon with a bubble rate of roughly 4-5 bps, 24 x 7. How long do you think, it should last ?
Apparently, I had a leak in one of the joints until today, and fortunately, my dad helped me solve that. And, the results are +ve, as per your leak check test guidelines.

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Old 08-25-2012, 12:29 AM   #12
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See where I broke my bubble counter off? I tried to get the piece out and just get a new bubble counter but it is impossible so I threw it out. I just need another solenoid and bubble counter and whatever you call the silver piece the solenoid mounts to. Basically I need everything that screws into the regulator.
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Looks like there's enough left to get an ez out into. Or any tool to get a bite in the softer brass and back it out.
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Ouch. That sucks.
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:22 AM   #15
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See where I broke my bubble counter off? I tried to get the piece out and just get a new bubble counter but it is impossible so I threw it out. I just need another solenoid and bubble counter and whatever you call the silver piece the solenoid mounts to. Basically I need everything that screws into the regulator.
The metering valve is broken from the connection port stem, need a replacement of a new metering valve, or modify the port on the broken valve.
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