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Old 04-16-2015, 06:38 PM   #1
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GLA Paintball Regulator and atomic inline diffuser dumping gas


I am having problems with the install of a new GLA paintball regulator and atomic inline diffuser. When I connect everything and turn the co2 bubbles on, it starts ok. But after a couple minutes the bubble rate decreases until no matter how much I open the needle valve, bubbles won't come out. Then the co2 starts dumping from the little hole on the piece that threads on to the co2 bottle. Is the pressure built up in the atomic diffuser? How can I do to get this working properly?

I've tried multiple filled paintball tanks and changed o-rings a couple of times. I set the working pressure to 40psi. Something is causing the pressure to build and breach the o-ring on the co2 bottle, thus causing the air to jet out the hole.
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Old 04-18-2015, 03:29 PM   #2
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Have you contacted the company? I have read that they have great customer service.

I was thinking of getting 1. Questionable now as if I will.
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Old 04-18-2015, 05:17 PM   #3
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Which paintball reg from gla do you have? There are two.

What does the gauge(s) read at the beginning when you first connect to the bottle and then after the problem starts?

Is it new?
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Old 04-18-2015, 09:32 PM   #4
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Yea come to find out it was the o-rings. I had a bag of them for the last couple years. Didn't even dawn on me that they could go bad in the bag. Once I bought some new ones its been good ever since. I do have a problem with the atomic diffuser. I have to set the working pressure at 50psi for it to work. I contacted GLA and they were very helpful and sending me a replacement.
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