CO2 Bottle Mount and Pump Control

Discussion in 'Construction' started by Radioman, Mar 17, 2023.

  1. Radioman

    Radioman Active Member

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    Question is how do you battlers mount the co2 bottle? Next question, I have the BC bilge pump control board.
    Do I still need a speed control? Next do you still use a water tight box for the electronics?
     
  2. Commodore

    Commodore Well-Known Member

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    Usually something like this:

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    I like to have a cradle to support the neck of the bottle, and the base of the bottle rests in the water channel or equivalent. In this case, the expansion tanks serve to keep the bottle from shifting around.
     
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  3. kgaigalas

    kgaigalas Well-Known Member

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    I agree, in addition to holding the bottle in place, the incline assures that you do not get liquid CO2
    in the line.
    I thought I might show a little different option.
    I use a piece of "T" aluminum as a bit of a COLD sink
    I moved my bottle AFT so you get a better view
    Also the previous picture shows a dry box

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