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post #17 of (permalink) Old 12-27-2012, 04:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Cthulhu View Post
I was under the impression that a 50lb bottle weighted 50lb...?
As mentioned, a 50 pound cylinder holds 50 pounds of CO2 gas; the weight of the cylinder is in addition to this 50 pounds.

In the lab, we use 50 pound gas cylinders; they are impossible to lift up by yourself. If you don't have a dolly, then you'll have a very tough time moving them.

Also, forget about moving them if you have a carpeted floor.


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