- 15 Mar 2013
That's a bad crack! Won't be messing with mine too much that's for sure!
My first check valve, after starting CO2 setup, leaked after a month or two. This was an air check valve and the plastic went "misty" and it leaked CO2 at the seams WHEN bent slightly. So first dunk underwater for leak testing, nothing all. Applied slight force to valve and bubbles streamed out. Also the internal rubber diaphragm appeared to have melted/distorted.I dont use a bubble counter, co2 tubing goes straight from the solenoid into the reactor via 1 check valve.