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Old 12-17-2011, 11:33 PM   #1
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I just started working 40 hours a week M-F, and everywhere I've check to get my CO2 tanks filled are open only while I'm working.

So is there some secret I don't know about to finding a place with longer hours to fill/exchange?
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Old 12-18-2011, 12:03 AM   #2
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I am in your boat kinda....right now I can score on Mondays lol... Check to see if you have a welding shop ....My local "Oxygen" shop does exchanges till noon on Saturdays but I didnt want to buy in yet.....thinking about doing a 20oz Paintball back up..since I currently have no back-up plan and just jinx myself

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Old 12-18-2011, 12:07 AM   #3
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EXACTLY! airgas is open on the weekend but they are literally double the price for me,,, just may have to bite the bullet though cuz im almost out

 
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Old 12-18-2011, 12:13 AM   #4
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I always did my running at lunch time.

 
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:00 AM   #5
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I didn't want to have to give up my lunch hour, but I guess I might have to. My local airgases aren't open on Saturdays. I also wasn't too happy with the thought of a CO2 tank chilling in my car all afternoon.

The stupid thing is that I have an empty 20#, and hooked up my "backup" 10# and drained that (because of a leak) before I ever got around to filling the 20# again! Ugh.
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:15 AM   #6
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I strictly use 20 oz tanks and get them filled at dicks. Works out well because there is a dicks right across the street from work and its actually cheaper than getting a 5 lb tank filled at the local gas place.

 
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:27 AM   #7
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do the 20 oz tank use the same regulator as the the 5 lb ones?

 
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:33 AM   #8
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do the 20 oz tank use the same regulator as the the 5 lb ones?
I think there is an adapter.
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:37 AM   #9
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I always did my running at lunch time.
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Old 12-18-2011, 02:42 AM   #10
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I've got a Linweld right next to my place of work. Convenient but expensive.

 
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