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Unread postAuthor: frogy » Thu Jun 15, 2006 12:41 pm

huse_spud wrote:frogy settle down, atlantis said:$117.32 for a 1" Solenoid Valve, don't those normallly cost 15-20 bucks?

it was right of me to assume that.

and like i said earlier: if youre gonna blow 100+ bucks on a valve, do it on a supah not a spinkler. (solenoid)

and pimpmann i now understand why they are so expensive but like i said: supah not solenoid.

and spudshot, no one's pissed about prices, we're just curious y these products are so expensive. people shouldn't get pissed about prices, there's usually a cheaper alternative.

the end!

You guys have no clue what your talking about, this isn't directly to you hose_spud, but you don't understand either...

McMaster sells a 1" solenoid valve for $127 something...

Joel sells a 1" sprinkler valve (that has a solenoid) for $17

#1. A sprinkler valve may have a solenoid, but it's not a real solenoid valve....

#2. McMaster sells steel \ iron valves for $127.... they aren't plastic

#3. McMasters valves are make for pressure because they're metal, they can probably do 500 psi +

Back to #1. A sprinkler valve is a diaphragm valve, not a solenoid valve... a Solenoid valve opens an closes a gateway electronically, very fast....
A sprinkler valve uses a pilot that leaks to open the gateway, causing it to be slower to open and slower to close...

I'm a paitball Tech at my local field and all high end paintball guns have solenoid valves in them, I know what I'm talking about.
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Unread postAuthor: sgort87 » Thu Jun 15, 2006 5:13 pm

*slaps forehead*

Oh god, I've got a short attention span sometimes... I thought we were talking about a 3-way valve for some dumbass reason and not a sprinkler valve. Just, forget I said anything.
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Unread postAuthor: huse_spud » Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:47 pm


i don't think YOU understand that u already typed most of that on the first page and that we do understand!

i'm say'n there's better ways to completely waste ur money.

the end! again!

i will no longer reply to this stupidity.
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