Professional Aquarium CO2 Dual Stage Regulator and Solenoid Magnetic Valve

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    Hey, there.
    The two main issues of concern at the time has now been corrected. The nut & stem assembly is now longer, providing enough clearance. Just make sure to ask specifically for the longer stem as there may still be some old stock they trying to clear.

    Secondly, the metal bubble counter adapter has now been discontinued in favour of a plastic version that secures better in the SMC push type compression fitting. These valves are still very fragile and I feel that the FESTO brand (available locally) may be better value for money.

    Yes it's a budget dual stage and as mentioned elsewhere, the pressure adjusting knob (being metal on metal) is a little screechy to the turn, but at this price you definitely get your moneys worth.

    Yes, but trying to decipher their ordering catalogue gives me a headache and their staff are absolutely useless in providing any form of technical support.
     
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    Hmmm if you mean this catalogue .. http://www.festo.com/cat/en-za_za/data/doc_engb/PDF/EN/GRX-VFO_EN.PDF I see what you mean

    I would like to be able to go

    Please give me a one-way flow control valve that has 1) a range starting at 0 l/min has a 6 mm output push connector and a input thread that I can ultimately connect to a M10 male thread on the other side 2) is the best value for money in your range.

    Never dealt with FRESTO - but will give it a spin - thanks
    Later Ferdie
     
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    Heh, no. I meant the local SMC agents. FESTO is actually a nice company to deal with, but they don't always have everything on their catalogue in stock and work mostly on a pre-order basis.
     
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    Hi Ferdie no did not order the system.
     
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    Anyone keen to put a CO2ART order together?
     
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    I might be keen for a couple of things...
     
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