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Old 02-26-2009, 05:40 PM   #1
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A local fire supply company is selling used certified 5lb. CO2 tanks for $50 filled. Is this a deal??


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Old 02-26-2009, 05:42 PM   #2
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A local fire supply company is selling used certified 5lb. CO2 tanks for $50 filled. Is this a deal??
Sounds like a good deal to me. A lot of places sell empty 5lb tanks for 70-85.



 
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Old 02-26-2009, 05:43 PM   #3
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My new tank was $80 plus another $10 to fill, so I would go for it. Even if they are used, as long as the cert. date is good, then there's no problem.
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Old 02-26-2009, 06:18 PM   #4
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I just picked up a 10lb tank from a fire shop for $62 with tax, re-hydro'd and full.
I would suggest a larger than 5lb tank. but 5 works fine.

 
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