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Old 06-08-2010, 03:42 AM   #1
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Anyone have a source near Glen Ellyn?

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Old 06-08-2010, 04:23 AM   #2
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I haven't used them, but Chicagoland Winemakers in Elmhurst works with a fire extinguisher company to have your tanks refilled. I've called the fire extinguisher company directly and they will only refill them if they come through Chicagoland Winemakers.

If you don't mind a little bit of a drive I use J & B Welding in Cicero, my 20lb tank was less than $20 for an exchange.

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Old 06-08-2010, 05:34 AM   #3
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Maybe look for a welding supply place or AirGas. I use AirGas and it's like $23 for an exchange of a 20lb tank.


Distance: 7 miles
Name: Airgas North Central
Phone: (630) 231-7760
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Distance: 11 miles
Name: Airgas North Central
Phone: (847) 434-5300
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Distance: 11 miles
Name: Airgas North Central
Phone: (708) 485-3112
Fax: (708) 485-3116
Address: 9100 West 47th Street,
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Distance: 16 miles
Name: Airgas North Central
Phone: (847) 741-3269
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Address: 923 Villa Street,
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Distance: 17 miles
Name: Airgas North Central
Phone: (630) 896-8598
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Address: 1100 Jericho Road,
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Old 06-22-2010, 05:32 PM   #4
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If anyone's interested, I used:

Illinois Fire and Safety Company
702 S. Rohlwing Rd (53 just north of north ave on the west side of the street)
Addison, IL
630.629.2413

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Old 06-24-2010, 05:11 AM   #5
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I use:

City Carbonic Gas & Welding Supply
9100 Plainfield Rd
Brookfield, IL 60513
(708) 485-3007

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Old 06-24-2010, 11:06 PM   #6
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I typically use Fox Valley Paintball in Aurora on Kirk/Farnsworth just south of I-88. They charge $15 for a fill while u wait. Illinois Fire & Safety in Geneva charges $17.42 (I just called them today), but they're only open M-F 9-5. Let us know who you end up using. I always like to find more places and compare prices.

These prices are for 5lb. tank refills not exchanges.

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Old 08-16-2010, 06:01 PM   #7
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Allow me to give a +1 to Illinois Fire in Addison. Great friendly staff, they fill while you wait, and you can even watch them do it if you're paranoid about losing your tank . I just got a 5lb filled for $18, so the pricing is reasonable as well.

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Old 08-16-2010, 07:05 PM   #8
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Aurora AirGas on Jericho USED to be $16.87 for a 5lb exchange only, they would not fill my 5lb tank. However, the last time I was there I was charged a $4.95 hazardous waste disposal fee and the total was over $22 w/tax. I asked what gives the guy tapped danced a "have to charge ya for it" explanation. I am going the the paint ball place on Farnsworth for my next fill.

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Old 08-24-2010, 04:46 AM   #9
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I'll give another +1 for Illinois Fire Supply in Addison. Plus, if you go to Brew & Grow in Roselle, be sure to pick up a 10% coupon for CO2 fills at Illinois Fire Supply. My 5 lb. fill was $17 and change.

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Zombie revival, but thanks for the heads up. I'm about to start kegging and this is perfect information. Hopefully Illinois Fire and Safety still fills tanks.

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