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Old 11-13-2007, 05:23 PM   #1
Nov 2006
Washington, DC
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For those of you that live in DC...

I cant seem to find a place in or near DC that fills CO2 tanks. I dont have a car so too far outside city limits is no go. I work 9-5 so a place that closes at 5 (like most ive found) is a no go. Any one have any luck finding a place that is close to the city and open after normal work hours?

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Old 11-13-2007, 05:28 PM   #2
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I know does it....but it's far for you
I'm back!!!

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Old 11-13-2007, 05:41 PM   #3
Sep 2005
Baltimore, MD
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Laurel Bottle Gas will do it, it's closer than annapolis homebrew for sure...

Still outside city limits though.

Do a search for, someone there must do it...

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Old 11-13-2007, 06:08 PM   #4
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call welding shops, they sell CO2.
call fire extinguisher shops....they sell CO2.
call liquor stores that sell keg'd beer...they often sell CO2.
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Old 11-13-2007, 09:50 PM   #5
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There is Rockville Fire Extinguisher in Rockville that does refills. They are close to the Twinbrook Metro stop. They're only open 8-5 though. Roberts Oxygen does swaps and I think they may have Saturday hours. There are a couple in the area.

Another thing to consider is that you may not be able to bring a pressurized tank onto Metro or a Metrobus. Might want to look into that.

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