Bottle Size

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  1. tgalx3

    tgalx3 Well-Known Member

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    I salvaged an old 10oz bottle from my first Biz (IRCWCC) and am planning on putting it in my new Biz.

    The problem:
    I am having a hard time finding new 10oz bottles. If I can't find one, want are captains doing for their Bismarck? Two 5oz bottles?

    My current setup will be 5 guns and one pump.
     
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  2. Justin Ragucci

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    I know it isn’t a Biz but for my NJ I run a 7oz for the bow guns and a 5 oz for the stern guns. Probably have to move to a 9oz for the bows. My setup is 6guns and 2 pumps so I would say a 7oz and a 5 oz should be plenty for you I think 2 5oz bottles might be a stretch. Are your guns high flow because if so it will definitely be a stretch for the two 5 oz bottles.
     
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    I am not sure if the guns are high flow are not. They are 3D printed coil guns courtesy of @Kotori87 . They have the 1/8" hose running to them instead of the smaller 1/16" hose. I have very similar guns in my Lutzow currently. They appear to only use about 1oz per sortie per gun.

    Where did you get a 7oz bottle from?
     
  4. bsgkid117

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    10oz is a really odd size. Think regular paintball tanks. 9oz and 12oz are whats out there. I run a 12oz in my Indiana which is very similar to a Biz, my guns are very high flow. Like, 11/10 silly level high flow.
     
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    I’m not married to 10oz. It’s just what I had laying around.

    But where are you guys getting these 7, 9 or 12 oz bottles? Battlers connection only has 3 and 5oz
     
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    Look at local paintball places, facebook marketplace, ebay, etc. I bought about 20 12oz and 9oz tanks from a paintball place that was closing up for like $3 a tank. Then I got the appropriate on/off valve for the tank for about $15 each. Voila, $20~ for a 9oz boat tank.
     
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  7. Justin Ragucci

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    i bought my 7oz when a guy near me on FB was selling his whole paintball tank stock and I bought like 20 tanks from him from 5 oz all the way to a 16oz tank. It was like 20 tanks. That’s the best way to get them is from paintballers that are getting out of the hobby and then go buy an on/off valve and replace the pin valve that is on it. Just make sure the tanks are empty.
     
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    wow even if I have to buy the valve separately those are pretty cheap!!
     
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    You guys got any sweet tricks for a regulator???
     
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    With those poly performance regulators, buy a few at a time. I think you need $120 for free shipping. And always look for coupon codes, being a Jeep/Murica/Punisher Skulls/BIG TRUCK/Yeehaw website, they will undoubtedly have a 4th of july sale and you might get some percent off.

    They also provide discounts for fire/ems/police/military:

    https://www.polyperformance.com/service-discounts.html
     
  12. Kotori87

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    Neat. I happen to need a few new regulators, and I am military.
     
  13. tgalx3

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    just ordered two. They only give 5% discount for military. Not super exciting.
     
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    I'd make sure you check around with the coupon codes. When I looked them up via Google yesterday it was showing the regulator as only being $40 because there was a coupon code Google had found. They've always got some sort of code floating around.
     
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    I already pulled the trigger and got two. History waits for no man