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Old 02-17-2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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Default Without Use, How Long Will CO2 Cannisters Last?

I live an hour away from a CO2 recharging place and am thinking of getting a second tank as backup. If left unused, how long will it take before a CO2 tank loses its charge? My concern is getting a tank and having it lose significant charge over 3 or 4 months before I use it.

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Assuming the valve is properly maintained, a CO2 cylinder will keep for years and years and years and decades. If you're losing a significant quantity of gas in a few months, the tank is broken.

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