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    Where do I get the parts I need?

    I've been busy getting parts for my son's aquarium. So far I purchased everything locally. I picked up a brand new 60p, stand, and led lights for $200. I also came across a deal for two CO2 tanks and regulator. The cost for a 10 lb. Aluminum tank, a 5 lb. Aluminum tank and a regulator was for $100 total.

    The regulator needs the high pressure gauge and the low pressure gauge. It also needs a needle valve. I will get the ideal needle valve but I'm stuck on size and I don't know where to order the gauges from. Here are the pics of the regulator, nothing fancy but it works. Any help is appreciated:











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    That's an old cornelius regulator and the male end is broken off in the solenoid.
    You might be able to wedge a bit in the ineer part and back that out to add a check valve or /and a needle valve after that.

    You'd need two pressure gauges etc also.

    This thing is more trouble than it is worth literally, you can get these reg's for 20-30$ and then the solenoid for 30-40$.

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    Thanks Tom, I guess that's why it was free.
    If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
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    The high pressure ports on that are likely to be left hand threads. I've seen replacement gauges for it on eBay for relativity cheap. An easy-out will take care of that fitting stuck in the solenoid. It's not broke, it's just a Clippard reducer...

    I'd just save the solenoid and ditch the reg like Tom eluded too. You'll be able to find a good regulator for the cost of the replacement gauges.

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    Any suggestions? I'm really trying to keep from spending too much on anything. What is the brass part called so I can replace it.

    Never mind, I found the piece I was looking for.
    Last edited by dantra; 01-09-2013 at 05:46 PM.
    If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
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    Your cheapest bet for things like solenoids, regulators, etc would be eBay, though research will have to be done to see what parts will/will not work.

    Alternatively, you can buy parts brand new. As Tom mentioned, the regulator might be $30 (usually when it goes on sale), and Burkert solenoids are usually about $40.

  7. $200 for all that ADA stuff? What a steal! You Sir drive a hard bargain :-)

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