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Old 02-03-2012, 05:23 PM   #1
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Hello all,

I am about to get into kegging with a 2.5 gallon corny I got for $70. Now I need a regulator and co2 tank among all the other connection parts, hoses etc. But for this question I would like some opinions on the product and prices I found at a site I searched on. Please let me know some opinions on if you think they are good reliable co2 tank and regulator. Thank you all in advance.

http://www.beveragefactory.com/draft...s/co2/C5.shtml

http://www.beveragefactory.com/draft...egulator.shtml

 
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:37 PM   #2
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They are good options but don't get too attached to that tank cause the local place might exchange instead of fill. Hit craigslist they always have tanks and regs. Cheers
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Old 02-03-2012, 07:11 PM   #3
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^^^ speaks the truth. I wouldn't buy a new tank because most places, you'll be swapping tanks and not getting it filled.
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Old 02-03-2012, 07:14 PM   #4
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My LBHS wants $90 each for a regulator and the co2 tank, unfilled. I do remember him telling me the cost to refill a 5 lb tank is something like $14

 
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:23 PM   #5
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That's a great price on that co2 tank. I'm not going to tell you what I just paid at airgas for a used one. The thing I am curious about is whether it was tested for leaks. They charge you extra when you fill it to test for that,

 
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Old 02-04-2012, 12:27 AM   #6
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Try here, he's a vendor on here.
http://www.bvrgelements.com/category/Tank/

 
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Old 02-04-2012, 12:36 AM   #7
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I got my stuff at kegconnection but $70 seems high for a 2.5. Is that because it was new and not refurb like the 5 gal ones? That would make sense.

Either way, kegconnection can get you a full kit without the keg. I'm sure you probably need the hoses and fittings etc. those things add up. I customized my order by calling Ben. One of the things I changed was getting 8' lines as I've heard that the longer the line, the less chance of foam.
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