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Old 04-20-2012, 06:28 PM   #1
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I have a question regarding 5 gallon CO2 bottle pressure.
How much should the regulator meter go down when the bottle goes from an ambient temperature of 85f down to say 70f ?

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Old 04-20-2012, 06:46 PM   #2
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85 is pretty hot to store kegs of beer at. Is it a garage or something? At 38F you should see 500 psi and I believe 700 at 65F on the bottle itself. At 70 you want about 35 psi to equal 2.5 volumes of co2.

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Old 04-20-2012, 06:52 PM   #3
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The bottle sits outside the refrigerator and went from an 85f car to a cool garage.
I am talking purely the pressure that the regulator reads on the contents of the bottle. I keep my kegs around 8psi.

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