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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-21-2010, 04:08 PM Thread Starter
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Will this on/off valve and gauge work?

I'm going to do a paintball tank CO2 setup like the one describe in this thread:
https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/di...diy-setup.html

I have some Paypal money so I am looking to get an on/off valve and gauge off of e-bay.

For the on/off valve I'm looking at these 2:

This one would be $14
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This one would be $11
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I would get a cheap gauge off of e-bay too and then get a needle valve at Home Depot.

I have an air tank that was built to take 3000PSI of compressed air but can be filled with CO2. It will automatically regulate the output to as low as 450 PSI, so that should be perfect for a setup like this.

Anyone see any reason why either of these on/off valves wouldn't work?
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This one would be $14
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This one would be $11
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Well nevermind I guess.
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Well nevermind I guess.
Post just a pictures, not ebay links
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Post just a pictures, not ebay links
Ah, thanks.

I'm leaning towards the cheap one. It has 2 holes on the sides (one for the needle valve and one for the gauge)

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-25-2010, 02:09 AM
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It should work. On/off is easy. Fine tuning is the hard part.
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