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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-29-2012, 08:02 PM
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Disposable cartridges usually do not last very long, and are quite expensive in the long run. On a Rio 180, 600 grams of gas will not last that long. I would recommend a larger cylinder (perhaps 5 pounds (~2.2 kg)) at the very least.

In addition, the regulator and needle wheel may not be of the highest quality, so you may experience difficulty with adjusting/the stability of the CO2.


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