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Old 02-16-2010, 12:02 AM   #1
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I just found this seller on ebay in Texas today and snagged one. He has used 20lb aluminum co2 tanks at a decent price, and he is claiming they will come with a new hydro test.

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=170414640293


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Old 02-16-2010, 12:06 AM   #2
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seems like a good deal, but how much would it cost to fill that bad boy up?



 
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Old 02-16-2010, 12:10 AM   #3
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Filling prices vary, but it gets exponentially less and less money to fill as you go up in size. I have a 5 and a 10lb right now, and I think it is like $10 to fill the 5 lb, but only like $12-13 to fill the 10 lb. I'm pretty sure it would be under $20 to fill a 20lb.
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Old 02-16-2010, 12:22 AM   #4
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seems like a good deal, but how much would it cost to fill that bad boy up?
I swap my 20 pound tank for 20$ and that lasts me for months and months

 
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Old 02-16-2010, 12:27 AM   #5
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My local welding shop charges $12 to swap a 20# tank.

 
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:58 AM   #6
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I swap my 20 pound tank for 20$ and that lasts me for months and months
Only problem is when a 20 lb leaks, it leaks lots, (I just lost 10 lb today , and had to bitch to someone...).
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I bought one from this guy. Worked out great! Hydrotest was all good. Local place just swapped it out

 
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Old 02-17-2010, 12:49 AM   #8
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