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volcom579

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Just plain an simple. wanted to know what types of places everyone gets or could get their co2 tanks filled and how much it usually cost.
 

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I get mine done at a local fire extinguisher shop. $15 for my 20# tank. You probably have a company come into your work to check the extinguishers at least once a year. Find out which company it is and talk to them, tell them where you work and they might give you a discount on the gas. Mine does.
 

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A local welding supplier here as well. $10.50 for a 5# refill.
 

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Same places as mentioned, although after calling around a lot looking for beer gas I discovered a liquor store that fills CO2 cheaper than any welding or fire extinguisher place I've found. I think it was $9 for 5lb.
 

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hagen505 said:
http://www.airgas.com/

I'm not sure of the prices, though. I'm a driver at one of their fill plants and I just get the tank filled... perks.
I get mine done at my local Airgas outlet...about $15 for a 5 lb tank. These guys must do a lot of business with us beer folks. I just found out they sell what's called "Beer Gas" which is a mix of Nitrogen and CO2. When my current tank is empty, I think I'll have to give it a try.
 

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How would the air from a dive shop (Scuba Diving) be? I have a dive shop that is a 5 minute drive from me that I am with and my LHBS is about 30-60 minutes away depending on traffic.

I currently don't have a kegging system and dont even know the price that my LHBS refills for but will be looking at doing this for the next year. Might end up being a bday present for me! :rockin: Was to be a Christmas present but bro ended up not having a job for a lil while.
 

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Dive shops fill their tanks with compresses air, not CO2. The other gasses that they use are a nitrogen/oxygen mix.
 

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Oh yeah, I bought my 20# tank at Airgas. $152.85 for the tank. $11.33 for the gas. They waived the $7.50 hazmat fee. With $13.55 in tax, the total was $177.74
 

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I have had a tank filled at a beer distributor in PA. That was like $5 but they don't actually fill it with liquid, just pressurize it to 800psi as a gas. A real fill usually means swapping the cylinder out and runs 15-20 dollars for a 5lb around the US at a welding shop, fire extinguisher, or simply gas supply place.
If you go up to a 10 lb it might be 20-25$. Point is you get ripped off by using a smaller tank!
 

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