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Old 12-16-2013, 01:25 PM   #11
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fwiw, just throwing this out there, I have a 20cf 02 tank that lasts a couple of years between fillings, and I usually crank out around 150g annually. I'm not sure the disposables are a good value proposition if you brew frequently...

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The disposable O2 tanks only hold a very small amount of compressed O2, and of course it's all in gas form. Most people don't know that and think it is like a small propane cylinder, with a liquid inside that evaporates. Not so with O2, or N2 for that matter.

Is yours a medical O2 tank and if so, how do you get that filled? Do you need a "prescription" or a "connection?"
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Old 12-16-2013, 03:02 PM   #12
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+1^ The disposable O2 tanks only hold a very small amount of compressed O2, and of course it's all in gas form. Most people don't know that and think it is like a small propane cylinder, with a liquid inside that evaporates. Not so with O2, or N2 for that matter. Is yours a medical O2 tank and if so, how do you get that filled? Do you need a "prescription" or a "connection?"
Maybe the o2 used for welding?
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Old 12-18-2013, 06:39 AM   #13
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[...]Is yours a medical O2 tank and if so, how do you get that filled? Do you need a "prescription" or a "connection?"
It's not a medical grade tank, just a generic 20cf steel O2 tank with a standard CGA-540 valve. I suppose it's closest to a welding tank, though that's a pretty small tank. I do tank swaps at the closest AirGas.

It has a Western Medica regulator with flow meter I picked up from Craig's List a few years ago for $15, seller didn't know what to do with it...

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Old 12-18-2013, 12:28 PM   #14
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It's not a medical grade tank, just a generic 20cf steel O2 tank with a standard CGA-540 valve. I suppose it's closest to a welding tank, though that's a pretty small tank. I do tank swaps at the closest AirGas.

It has a Western Medica regulator with flow meter I picked up from Craig's List a few years ago for $15, seller didn't know what to do with it...

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Does the Morebeer or Williams Brewing "regulator" fit on one of these green welding tanks? I'm thinking I'd get their regulator and use disposables while keeping eye out for my own CL deal. Maybe I'd find the tank first and then could start using it right away...
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