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Old 01-22-2019, 11:56 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Thanks everyone, I think I'll be trying the spyder reg.
Let me know how it goes. Works best with oil, standard application of a couple of drops in the ASA and shoot through.
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:10 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Guys, I've just seen the CCI regulators. Could those work for me if cage mounted? What's the output pressure range like? Do they work well?
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Old 02-01-2019, 04:57 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Possibly you would have to see what the diameter is and if it will fit existing reg cages.
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Old 02-06-2019, 12:07 PM   #24 (permalink)
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That's the one. The holes are spyder but you can find an adapter easily:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Spyder-Offs...ustZ:rk:2:pf:0

I don't remember if the front threading in NPT, I can check, it is standard Macro though. The Gauge port is 1/8 NPT.
EDIT: the front is spyder thread. If you want an elbow fitting you'll either need a spyder one or a Metric to NPT adapter fitting.

O-rings are easily found anywhere. Very simple reg that I think uses the curved washers. Adjustment is a hex key screw.
I used one of these on my Superbolt for a while.
You can mount them using a Unimount cage, or by drilling and tapping a small adapter block. If I remember right, I used a Dremel to chop off the top of the dropforward mount it came with and then drilled standard 3/4" holes in it to make it "universal".

Depending on the type of blowback it came from, these regs may have their outlet hose ports be a metric tapered pattern or a different, nontapered thread that seals with an o-ring. I found there was enough material there just rethread it for standard NPT.





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Old 02-06-2019, 12:13 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I used one of these on my Superbolt for a while.
You can mount them using a Unimount cage, or by drilling and tapping a small adapter block. If I remember right, I used a Dremel to chop off the top of the dropforward mount it came with and then drilled standard 3/4" holes in it to make it "universal".

Depending on the type of blowback it came from, these regs may have their outlet hose ports be a metric tapered pattern or a different, nontapered thread that seals with an o-ring. I found there was enough material there just rethread it for standard NPT.

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Ok, thank you. I will probably just use a unimount then, without the drop. How well did this work for you? Was it consistent, reliable, etc? Are the orings of standard size and hardness, or are they some oddball Spyder ones.
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Ok, thank you. I will probably just use a unimount then, without the drop. How well did this work for you? Was it consistent, reliable, etc? Are the orings of standard size and hardness, or are they some oddball Spyder ones.
I'm trying to remember why I stopped using it but it's been a while. Sorry I think I just preferred having an on/off on the gun, and it's currently sprung to be run unregulated.
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Ok, thank you. I will probably just use a unimount then, without the drop. How well did this work for you? Was it consistent, reliable, etc? Are the orings of standard size and hardness, or are they some oddball Spyder ones.
The Spyder regs are alright, but I think the MacDev Conquest is better, and it had standard 1/8 NPT ports. It's a tank mounted, adjustable regulator like the SP max-flo, but much smaller. The Conquest is easily serviced and very reliable. I have a buddy that uses one with his A5, and it works really well for him. The only thing he doesn't like about it is the on/off switch, which can be hard to turn when it's set for high pressure.

I think the Conquest maxes out at about 500 psi. Not sure if that's a deal breaker. They can also be hard to find, but I bet you can get one for $30 or so if you make a WTB thread.
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The Spyder regs are alright, but I think the MacDev Conquest is better, and it had standard 1/8 NPT ports. It's a tank mounted, adjustable regulator like the SP max-flo, but much smaller. The Conquest is easily serviced and very reliable. I have a buddy that uses one with his A5, and it works really well for him. The only thing he doesn't like about it is the on/off switch, which can be hard to turn when it's set for high pressure.

I think the Conquest maxes out at about 500 psi. Not sure if that's a deal breaker. They can also be hard to find, but I bet you can get one for $30 or so if you make a WTB thread.
I need the reg to be mounted to the gun, because I use the tank on other guns. I'd rather have a higher pressure range anyways.
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I need the reg to be mounted to the gun, because I use the tank on other guns. I'd rather have a higher pressure range anyways.
I actually have a Empire Relay On/Off ASA for sale, and like freedummy says, with a little work, you can get it to fit. I PM'ed some info.

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The only bottomline reg that's worth a damn might be the Empire Relay. With a little machining, it can be run on a non-gas-thru marker. On/off too!

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anyone remember of the old Evil Scion regs were adjustable? or if they were any good? they came on the fnky 5000psi bottles, and i believe on on the last run of bottles with the same name, but those were regular 4500 bottles.
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