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Old 03-14-2013, 05:27 PM   #241
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Those needle valves are a ***** to dial in, especially if you're running more than 3 in series like that. Have fun bro. lol
haha ya but i only need two to be dialed in. The rest is farming tanks with no livestock. So I can just pump it in and go. Not to worried about it.

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Old 03-18-2013, 04:26 AM   #242
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Looks sick so far!
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:06 PM   #243
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Small update:

Didn't get anything done this weekend.
It was my future wife's bday so I took her away for the weekend.

Anyways:

I got my dual stage regulator with 10 outputs in from OldPunk. Thanks!!!





I also setup the sink but haven't done plumbing yet. Still trying to figure out which way to put it.




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Nice setup, but you are dealing with air, air escape from where the higher pressure differential is, and at a fast flow rate/volume.
you can't control needle valves for more than 5 on this system, bubble rate don't hold and shifting is really big problem, require daily monitoring and adjusting each day...

been there, made multiple outputs but have to change aggressively, this type of setup don't work if output is more than 5, even at less than 5 outputs(more than 2), is really trouble if you don't know how to set it right.

I stop making systems that is more than 5 outputs, or have to use inter stage miniature pressure regulators for more outputs(more than 5 outputs).
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Old 03-18-2013, 05:10 PM   #244
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Nice setup, but you are dealing with air, air escape from where the higher pressure differential is, and at a fast flow rate/volume.
you can't control needle valves for more than 5 on this system, bubble rate don't hold and shifting is really big problem, require daily monitoring and adjusting each day...

been there, made multiple outputs but have to change aggressively, this type of setup don't work if output is more than 5, even at less than 5 outputs(more than 2), is really trouble if you don't know how to set it right.

I stop making systems that is more than 5 outputs, or have to use inter stage miniature pressure regulators for more outputs(more than 5 outputs).
That's a bummer!

I guess I'll deal with it when I need to use the other outputs.

So bacially you saying after 5 outputs the flow will shift everyday?

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Old 03-18-2013, 06:42 PM   #245
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Hmm, Bettatail so would you not recomend a 6 way manifold? I was planning on doing that once I started my "fish room" to save from having to buy a ton of regulators....but if its going to be a pta then ill have to think of something else
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:38 AM   #246
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Hmm, Bettatail so would you not recomend a 6 way manifold? I was planning on doing that once I started my "fish room" to save from having to buy a ton of regulators....but if its going to be a pta then ill have to think of something else
one regulator works for multiple outputs, but there is a limit, and one must know how it work and set it up right even the number of outputs are within the limit of the specific system.

the most practical way is to use low pressure input/output regulators to branch out the outputs, for example, if you want a 20 outputs unit, there is a main pressure regulator which can handle large flow rate, and multiple(5 units?) low pressure input/output regulators after(the main regulator), then the needle valves(4 units on each low pressure regulator).

Actually, a normal pneumatic circuits with multiple adjustable flow rate outputs, on each output there is a small pressure regulator then the flow rate adjusting valve(needle valve).
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:42 AM   #247
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That's a bummer!

I guess I'll deal with it when I need to use the other outputs.

So bacially you saying after 5 outputs the flow will shift everyday?

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I even order a whole bunch of low pressure regulators and re-work the system, then offer at a lower price.
that was why it took me so long to give you positive answer, but you've already got the set in the picture.
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:13 AM   #248
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I even order a whole bunch of low pressure regulators and re-work the system, then offer at a lower price.
that was why it took me so long to give you positive answer, but you've already got the set in the picture.
i'm sorry about that. I PM you and it was a while before you got back to me then I ended up PMing old punk. And then when you offered a lower price that was the day i paid the balance and oldpunk shipped it out :|

i guess i should have been more patience.
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Old 03-29-2013, 02:42 AM   #249
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Dude...I had to scroll through 11pages to find your journal...we want an update
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:09 AM   #250
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Hahaha been busy!
4 day weekend this week hopefully I can get a bunch of things done. I'll do a update then

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Very nice! I think a road trip is in order if you are having visitors.
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:43 PM   #252
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Very nice! I think a road trip is in order if you are having visitors.
Yup in a month or so. I'll be having a small get together. Cook out and all.

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Old 03-29-2013, 07:49 PM   #253
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I'll work for plants... If you need a hand lol!
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:57 PM   #254
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I'll work for plants... If you need a hand lol!
Lol!!!


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Old 04-04-2013, 12:36 AM   #255
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update!update! lol
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