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countrymanners

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snubber required?
« on: December 26, 2012, 12:05:18 PM »
I am installing a CSV1A valve and I was wondering if I will have to use a snubber before the pressure gage and switch.   What are the advantages of installing a snubber and what are the disadvantages if I leave this out?
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Re: snubber required?
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2012, 05:01:32 PM »
Our Pside-Kick kits that use the CSV1A valve come with a snubber.  If you are attaching the pressure switch/guage to the side of the CSV1A valve you will need a snubber.  There is a lot of turbulance in the valve in that location.  But if you put the pressure switch downstream of the CSV1A on the pressure tank fittings, you won't need a snubber.

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Re: snubber required?
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2012, 06:25:29 PM »
Where can I purchase one?   Anyone I have asked (in hardware stores) have no idea what a snubber is or where to get one.

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Re: snubber required?
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2012, 09:33:13 AM »
You can get a little plastic button with a hole in it.  These are cheap and can usually be found at the same places you purchase pressure switches.  A Ray Roberts snubber is more expensive but will also work.  Or we can get you a 1/4" MxF for about $10 if you want one from us.

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Re: snubber required?
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2012, 11:02:11 AM »
Thanks Cary!   Have a Happy New Year. :)