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Old 05-25-2008, 06:31 PM   #1
Sep 2007
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Any one know if I can just buy a new valve for the top of a helium tank and fill it with CO2? My neighbor has a 50 pound tank or bigger and said I am welcome to it. Any thoughts??

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Old 05-25-2008, 08:20 PM   #2
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CO2 tanks have to be tested to 3000 psi. Helium tanks have a range of ratings from 1800-2400 psi. Look for DOT3A on the tank, the four digits after that will give you the rating.
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