Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > co2 tank in hot garage
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-06-2009, 11:31 PM   #1
LeftyMcGee
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Maricopa, AZ
Posts: 45
Default co2 tank in hot garage

I am getting ready to start kegging and I just had a 20lb co2 tank refilled. I put it in my garage. I live in Arizona and it is 107 today. Should I move it in the house?

I am thinking it should be fine as long as it isn't sitting in the sun, but the hot car sticky has me worried.

__________________
Primary: Arizona Blonde, Sonoran Wheat
Secondary: Orange Blossom Special
Bottle Conditioning: Dr. Funkenstein's Barleywine
Drinking: Bourbon Vanilla Porter, Maricopa Mild
Planning: 2 Row Liberty SMaSH
LeftyMcGee is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-06-2009, 11:34 PM   #2
blackwaterbrewer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: virginia beach
Posts: 736
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts

Default

keep it in the kegerator if you have room. if not, fill a 5 gallon bucket of water and put the tank in that.

__________________
it's not the blood you've spilled that gets you what you want, its the blood you share. friends, family, community: these are the most valuable things a man can have.

Primary-
Lagering-
Primary-
secondary-
secondary-
on tap- lemongrass kolsch
on tap- stout
on tap- small mead
bottle-sweet mead
bottle-
blackwaterbrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-06-2009, 11:34 PM   #3
KillerKellers
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
KillerKellers's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 505
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I wouldn't leave it in your car... but it should be OK today. I have a couple of old tanks that have been in my Arizona garage for years.

__________________
My Keezer Build

Primary: 10g English Mild, 10g Robust Porter, 10g Skeeter Pee
Keg: Black Cherry Apfelwein, 10g AHS Low Carb Ale, 10g Centennial Blonde, Haus Pale Ale, Ginger Ale

Quote:
Originally Posted by carnevoodoo View Post
I find that a pint of my own semen makes the best starters.
KillerKellers is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-06-2009, 11:34 PM   #4
Yuri_Rage
Gritty.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yuri_Rage's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Southwest
Posts: 14,001
Liked 631 Times on 394 Posts
Likes Given: 58

Default

It should be ok at 107° F or less. If you're worried, put it in a closet or the laundry room inside the house.

__________________
Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc
Yuri_Rage is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-06-2009, 11:43 PM   #5
LeftyMcGee
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Maricopa, AZ
Posts: 45
Default

Thanks for the replies!

I just found this thread:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/co2-tank-garage-59708/

Looks like I shouldn't worry.

__________________
Primary: Arizona Blonde, Sonoran Wheat
Secondary: Orange Blossom Special
Bottle Conditioning: Dr. Funkenstein's Barleywine
Drinking: Bourbon Vanilla Porter, Maricopa Mild
Planning: 2 Row Liberty SMaSH
LeftyMcGee is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How do I check the quality of a used co2 tank? ($5 co2 tank offer inside) MBasile Bottling/Kegging 10 09-15-2009 04:09 PM
Size difference between CO2 tank and Nitro tank. JCourtland Bottling/Kegging 2 02-03-2009 02:14 PM
Burner Tank Filling From Home Tank HenryHill Equipment/Sanitation 8 11-04-2008 08:39 PM
10# unused Nitrous tank v. 10# CO2 tank BADS197 Bottling/Kegging 7 08-10-2008 04:33 AM
Co2 Tank In Garage tb_brewery Equipment/Sanitation 9 03-21-2008 05:16 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS