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10-05-2006, 05:34 PM
i am really interested in buying a tank and if i do i was wondering if i could refill it myself cuz my dad has a air compressor and if i can do i have to buy any attachments???????????

10-05-2006, 05:48 PM
No, you cannot fill it with a regular compressor. Most compressors produce 110 to 150 psi....
A HPA tank fills to 3000 psi.....
It requires a special compressor engineered to fill Scuba/HPA tanks :)

10-05-2006, 05:49 PM
o aight

10-05-2006, 05:57 PM
well also i was wondering wat is the difference in a low pressure and high pressure tank??????????????

10-05-2006, 06:10 PM
The difference is the output pressure from the tanks regulator. Almost all markers work with HP tanks....Angel markers being the exception....

Silent Prodigy
12-22-2006, 05:26 AM
Even if there low pressure guns? (The VS seris)?

12-22-2006, 07:45 PM
low pressure guns use their own regulator to regulate the 800psi from the tank down to it's operating pressure, so yes, even the vs series. LP tanks are only good for Angel's that have a regulator that can't handle high pressures

12-22-2006, 09:39 PM
Right... and wrong. The older Angels only need part of the spring pack inside the regulator flipped to make them accept HP tanks.

BTW, if your compressor did fill to 3Kpsi, then you'd need a 1/8" NPT fill nipple (female connector), and whatever adapter to put that on the hose (I think the hose is 3/8", I can't remember for sure though).

Silent Prodigy
12-23-2006, 09:41 PM
thanks guys!