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Old 05-17-2013, 12:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HP Cocker Valve Question

Hey, So I figuring out my setup for a pre2k pump cocker with HP valve. It runs great off 12grams, but I want to be able to change it over to CA on the fly. My current thought is to run a remote line from the VA.

I'm wondering if my SP Dye Throttle HPA tank is HP enough to run the valve without problems or if I should just run the remote to a CO2 tank. I would only be running the tank reg, no HPR if I used HPA.

edit: and where the hell do you all buy your ten round tubes? lol
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I'm wondering if my SP Dye Throttle HPA tank is HP enough to run the valve without problems or if I should just run the remote to a CO2 tank. I would only be running the tank reg, no HPR if I used HPA.
CO2 natural operating pressure at good temps is about ~850psi, this is what pressure most older guns designed on CO2 were designed for.

You should be fine running a stock older cocker off an HPA only reg and taking off the on-gun reg... considering most HPA regs are designed to output about that pressure... You may need to adjust your hammer spring a bit though.

That said, dual regs are a benefit as long as they have enough 'buffer' room (like at least 100psi difference between them IMO) to recharge quickly.
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Celani's paintball is the best place to get 12ies and ten round tubes. Tituspb.com.
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