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Old 02-27-2013, 09:57 PM   #1
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Best <$200 co2 regulator for paintball?


What do you think is the best paintball co2 regulator for less than 200 bucks? I can use high end ones made for normal tanks because I can get a paintball adapter, but anything would be great? Thanks very much!
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:07 PM   #2
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People seem to like that new aquatek pb regulator.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:42 PM   #3
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Why a PB reg? Are you dealing with space limitations? You could get a 5# bulk tank and a full sized rig for less than $200..
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:46 PM   #4
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I use an up aqua a-153 with 2.5lb CO2. Works fine
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Yes space limitations.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:39 AM   #6
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Default Best &lt;$200 co2 regulator for paintball?

I use the 2.5lb co2 with the up aqua. Small space and small price tag. The cost for the adapter meant that a paintball setup would actually cost more to me when I was researching.

2.5lb stands maybe 14-15 inches tall. They are on amazon too.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:53 AM   #7
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GLA Atomic V2.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:17 PM   #8
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I use aquatek one and it works great. Less than 100$ shipped off their ebay with check valve & bubble counter.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:24 PM   #9
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Are you set on a paintball-only regulator?

If not, buy a regulator from the For Sale section and pick up a $10 paintball adapter.

Will allow you to upgrade to a large cylinder if you so choose in the future.
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:10 PM   #10
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Another happy Aquatek user here.. I have 3 of them, and they've been great
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:11 PM   #11
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i'm currently thinking about this one: http://greenleafaquariums.com/co2-re...o2-kit-v1.html

gla atomic but not the v2. i think only difference is the solenoid which i dont think i need..
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:25 PM   #12
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i'm currently thinking about this one: http://greenleafaquariums.com/co2-re...o2-kit-v1.html

gla atomic but not the v2. i think only difference is the solenoid which i dont think i need..
Sorry buddy, this is my thread and I am not using that regulator. I have heard a few bad reviews on the Aquatek, so I am a little scared about it.
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:30 PM   #13
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Sorry buddy, this is my thread and I am not using that regulator. I have heard a few bad reviews on the Aquatek, so I am a little scared about it.
That one is a gla one not aquatek. And if you look hard enough there's going to be bad reviews for every regulator
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Sorry buddy, this is my thread and I am not using that regulator. I have heard a few bad reviews on the Aquatek, so I am a little scared about it.
huh? lol.. did i hijack by suggesting you something that i was thinking of purchasing for a c02 regulator under $200? i only mentioned the solenoid thing to explain "my" needs in case "you" needed a solenoid.

my bad for answering your question buddy


and to chew's point this is GLA not aquatech. what's the point of asking something if you're not even really looking/reading?
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I know, it's just this morning I read several bad reviews right on the forum on the Aquatek, and I also decided that the atomic one was too wimpy for my needs(mainly because for once my dad is paying for something finally) and I want to use that cash loan, but maybe if I conserve he'll get me some other stuff. Who knows
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