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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-11-2010, 11:01 PM Thread Starter
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what's gang valve open/closed position ?

i am wondering which is the open and which the closed position on the 4-way gang valve that is on my diy system. to be OPEN should the lever be perpendicular to the inflow from my co2 yeast reactor or in line with it?

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blow through it with the lever in both positions to find out


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As a rule (or as close to one as you can get) if the lever on a valve is parallel to the flow, it's open and if the lever is perpendicular, it's closed.
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closing a valve on diy co2 can be messy. be carefull you dont blow up your bottles.
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closing a valve on diy co2 can be messy. be carefull you dont blow up your bottles.

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