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Old 10-25-2012, 01:49 PM   #1
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Whenever I want to travel with a keg of my beer I have to disconnect my whole CO2 system and bring it with me. Recently I found an Airco 580 Regulator in our shop. The listings on the side say Argon, Helium, Nitrogen. Can I retrofit this regulator to run CO2 or does it have completely different workings.

 
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:06 PM   #2
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Better off selling and buying a a CO2 reg, you would need to change over to a cga320 tank hook up and many use thread lock that needs heat to break loose
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:15 PM   #3
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I do this kind of schit all the time as new regulators cost a grip

http://www.regulatortorchrepair.com/...nut-and-nipple

 
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:29 PM   #4
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I do this kind of schit all the time as new regulators cost a grip

http://www.regulatortorchrepair.com/...nut-and-nipple
Whoa, get mine at weld shop where I buy CO2/Nitrogen 2.99 for shaft with o-ring and 3.49 for the nut.
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Old 10-26-2012, 12:32 PM   #5
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Thanks Guys. I can get the shaft and nut from my local CO2 shop for $6. Guess i'll see how hard it will be to get the 580 shaft off first. Thanks again

 
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Old 10-26-2012, 02:55 PM   #6
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Whoa, get mine at weld shop where I buy CO2/Nitrogen 2.99 for shaft with o-ring and 3.49 for the nut.
I get them free at work so there. But seriously, I was just pointing him to a link, not necessarily to buy the nut and nipple from them, but to show that they are readily available and can be changed without much hassle.

 
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