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> >From: Marque Crozman <mcrozman at eng_uts.edu.au>
> > Just thought I'd drop you a note to add to the info on
>> CO2 needle valves for your site and possibly the Krib.
>Most excellent info, thanks! I'll see it gets on the Krib.
>Interestingly, the local valve store steered me towards S series, and
>I'd always wondered what was different between it and the infamous M
>series that George & others originally posted about. Now I know.
I second Erik's comment. With your post in hand I would have bought the
"S" series a couple of weeks instead of the "M" series. The "M" is
working fine but I'm trying to regulate a very slow flow in 40 gal. tank
and I need all the fine control I can get. I was interested in your
comment on the handles: What is the difference between the vernier,
fine adjustment and slotted handles. Do these substantively change the
performance of the valve, or is is just the feel of the handle? A final
point, I didn't have a torque wrench to tighten the valve seat packing
(as recommended in the directions) and worry that I overtighted it. The
valve turns smootly, but it takes a bit of a twist to turn it. It's
stiff. Is that normal or should I loosen it up a bit?
Cheers, Steve Dixon