Needle valve

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    Hi guys in the process to order some needle valves from ebay. what i want to know are all CO2 needle valves of a standard size.
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    No, they not.

    Generally, needle valves on most reg's you'll find locally are 1/8 NPT male thread.
     
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    Thanks RC.
     
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    get the brass one that can take a tube
     
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    @wolf this one.Aquarium Brass CO2 Needle Valve with 1/8 NPT male thread

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    nope
    both ends must take a pyp if u use them with a splitter and that is cast iron
    u need brass
     
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    @wolf the needle valve that i need is for the reg. where it goes into the solenoid.
     
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    The one in pic above will work, but you can get much better needle valves locally for only a few hundred more.

    It is made of brass and then electroplated silver.
     
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    RC. where can i get a good one locally.
     
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    I am at a loss here. checked above web site but don't see anything closely related to a needle valve.
     
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    Under flow control valves.

    I see their Parow branch has either moved or closed down. They would have helped you there on the spot.
    If you order online, you'll need a little know how and assemble yourself.
     

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