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Hey,

I have a Milwaukee MA957 and i can not keep a consistent BPS.
If i adjust the needle valve a bit to give a faster BPS it will slowly drop an hour later.
It's like it only wants to stay at a certain slower BPS.
Ive read that other people have the same issue with this but can't find a solution.
Is it because i have no back pressure as i am not using a ceramic disc? I feed my line directly into my DIY co2 reactor.

Thanks for any info.
 

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It is most likely the needle valve; you can either purchase a new one to replace the current one (running it inline is the easiest solution) or you can continue to fiddle with the MA957 valve. It should eventually settle down.
 

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Hi Bishop,I have two of these and had the same thing. Definitely the cheap needle valve.Changed one with a ideal which is a little pricy but works perfect.The second did began to keep a steady flow after a few weeks of screwing with it,how long has yours been set up?
 

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Hi Bishop,I have two of these and had the same thing. Definitely the cheap needle valve.Changed one with a ideal which is a little pricy but works perfect.The second did began to keep a steady flow after a few weeks of screwing with it,how long has yours been set up?
Hey thanks. I have had this one going for a couple weeks now. I was running it at 10-20psi then bumped it up to 80psi no change. I'm back down to 10-20psi to see if that helps. Where did you get your needle valve. I want to get this fixed as I am running into algae issues.
Thanks
 
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