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Bubba3689
02-27-2007, 07:05 PM
I picked up a big HPA bottle full and a big(50lbs i think) n2 bottle half full and a 47ci/3000psi tank for 125. Did i get a good deal i thought it was. since the little tanks usually go for about 60. Anyone know how to make a fill station. I am so glad i got these cant wait to use Hpa and i bunch of the guys i know work at a fire department that has a compressor that can fill the tanks and they wouldn't charge. Now all i need is a fill station. By the way anyone know how many fills i will get

Hob Hayward
02-27-2007, 07:17 PM
Could you clarify what exactly it was that you got?

Bubba3689
02-27-2007, 07:41 PM
I got 2 50lb tanks. One Hpa That is Full and One N2 that is half full. And a 47ci/3000psi gun tank

Hob Hayward
02-27-2007, 07:48 PM
Sounds like a damn good deal to me.

You'll need one of these (http://www.actionvillage.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/eCS/Store/en/-/USD/DisplayProductInformation-Start;sid=m1-KsCkG3IWKKGziYGdKGCPS0zCvo_BM0xc=?ProductID=EhesFA Y7jiwAAAD42KvkrFs5) to fill from the scuba tanks.

timbertiger20
02-27-2007, 07:51 PM
If they are ratd to 50 Lbs they are both CO2. Post the numbers on the top. The rating your looking for will be like 1800......2200.......3000

Bubba3689
02-27-2007, 08:06 PM
there size is the equivalent to the 50lb co2 tanks. thats why i said 50lbs. They have compressed air and N2 labels

DRAGON
02-27-2007, 09:56 PM
Sounds like a hot deal to me -

VS3 Sniper
02-28-2007, 12:18 AM
soumds sweet to me.

timbertiger20
02-28-2007, 12:20 AM
They can still be welding bottles which can be down to 2200. I recently looked at a couple 440 cu ft tanks that were labeled that way! If they are about 5 foot tall they are generally 440's. If it is a 4500 psi tank either one of them they are worth $500+ a piece!

Sandman_Bravo
02-28-2007, 03:58 AM
scuba tanks are not compatible with fire truck compressor tanks, two different valve connections. I have a buddy in the fire dept and we already checked. _Don't know about welding tanks.

timbertiger20
02-28-2007, 08:24 AM
They are different connections.......but you can still make an adapter. It's the same type of valve as a Bulk CO2. Just need 4500 PSI line or 6K line if it is a 6K tank. You can also buy the screw on regulators for nitro for about $250. We even got the parts to fill our scubas off of out bulk fill tank when they start running low! We just spent $2200 on a Booster finally so we can suck our tanks dry though!

Oscum Guy
02-28-2007, 11:50 AM
wow, thats a really good deal.