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RE: Needle Valves....




>have the needle valve that Dr. Foster & Smith sell
>(http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_Display.cfm?siteid=6&pCatId=4598), 
>
>but it's not very good frankly. First, the hose barb is a tad small so
>that if I turn my CO2 pressure above 5 psi it blows off the tube. I lost
>a whole tank of CO2 while I wasn't home one day because of this. Second,
>the control is nowhere near fine. The different between 1 bubble every
>two seconds, and 2 bubbles per second is less than ~10 of turn. It is
>impossible to precisely adjust CO2 with this thing. Is there a better
>needle valve out there for a good price?
>- --
>Jerry Baker


   I got a Clippard valve and love it.  Very small, very adjustable.  And 
under $11 locally.  If interested search the archives and you will find the 
model number to get.


Semper Fi

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