which inexpensive check valve would you recommend?

Discussion in 'Carbon Dioxide (CO2)' started by jarthel, 27 Nov 2009.

  1. jarthel

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    preferably from ebay as I don't live in the UK. thank you :)

    ps. i've seen glass and plastic ones but I'm not sure which one is better.
     
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  3. AdAndrews

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    any will do, if you are looking at cheap ones, none are better than the other.
     
  4. Steve Smith

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    yea, its either these slightly more ones, that are usually metal and have no moving parts, as is my aquarium gardening check valve, or the cheaper plastic ones, tbh i would spend the extra.
     
  6. jarthel

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    thank you. I guess it has to be that brass one. :)
     
  7. Themuleous

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    I will add that I dont bother with them any more. I used to, even had two in series once and the cylinder emptied and the water got back through both of them, all the way to the reg. The water also did nothing to the reg, so figured there wasn't any point to them. Its just another thing to go wrong, and unless you spend a decent amount on a good one, it could leak or break. Just seems unnecessary personally.

    Sam
     
  8. Mark Evans

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    you honestly cant go wrong with the jbl variety. for a fiver there great!
     
  9. chris1004

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    Yep I can second that.

    Regards, Chris.
     

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