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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-10-2005, 05:57 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone located a cheap source of co2 tanks in the Buffalo or Western NY area?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-10-2005, 06:52 PM
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The best I found was a place up here in Lockport: $65 for a 5lb cylinder-filled. I can't remember the name off hand, I will have to get back to you on that. When I called some of the Buffalo area weld shops the price range was $65 to $115 for a filled 5lb cylinder, so call around. The prices were cheaper the further you went from the suburbs. I never called any city of Buffalo places, but the most expensive places were in Amherst, go figure.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-05-2005, 05:27 AM
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I found a place in kirkwood ny for $50 filled aluminum cylinders.
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Man thats cheap. Did you have to give them a deposit. I don't think you can buy empty 5# aluminum cylinders for that price.
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Filled repainted aluminum cylinders. pressure tested too
If youre interested im getting two next week they have 3 or 4 available lmk!
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-07-2005, 01:51 PM
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Thanks for the offer but I'm happy with my steel tank. Its not sexy but it is under the stand so it can't be seen.
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-13-2005, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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So tempting..
Do you guys buy the regulators / needle valves locally or online?
I wouldn't want to ship a tank, but I assume that onlines probably the cheaper option for the smaller hardware.
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-14-2005, 01:13 AM
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I bought my all in one regulator from glass gardens and I am happy with it.

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I wouldn't want to ship a tank, but I assume that onlines probably the cheaper option for the smaller hardware.
I'm not sure what you mean. The regulator used for a 5# tank is the same used for any other tank. You couldn't have the cylinder shipped filled but that's just $5-6. That would make that aluminium tank $45 or so. Anyway well worth the price. I would inquire about the shipping cost.
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