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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-23-2013, 11:48 PM Thread Starter
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Refill CO2 tank in Bay Area (San Jose)

Where do you guys refill your co2 tank in the bay area (San Jose)? Airgas charges $20 to refill a 10lbs tank. I just want to know if there are other places that are cheaper. Thanks!
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2013, 12:02 AM
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Airgas is one of the cheaper places in San Jose but the one on Monterey Rd. is closed on the weekends. I end up getting mine at Carbonic Services in Santa Clara as it is near my work, they are a few bucks more expensive.
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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2013, 01:25 AM
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Look no further than Carbonic Service http://www.carbonicservice.com/

Then stop by M8Trix casino and gamble with your fish money heh
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Look no further than Carbonic Service http://www.carbonicservice.com/

Then stop by M8Trix casino and gamble with your fish money heh
Yah I need to stop by M8Trix. Just to check it out.
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It's just a card room and there's some quirks like you're not really betting against the place, but rather a person who's sitting next to the dealer. You also have to ante a dollar every time which can add up (more so on fast games like War or Black Jack). They have good foods and drinks and a nice sports bar so it's worth going to when a game is happening (like Warriors or now Sharks). It's not a full casino so no slots or anything like that, just strictly card games.

I had fun and good luck on the 3 card poker =)
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-24-2013, 07:34 AM
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I paid 22+tax for my 10lb at a local shop in east bay, a year ago. So I think $20 is not a bad deal at all.

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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-25-2013, 01:17 AM
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There's cutting edge paint ball. They only fill up to 5lb tanks though.

http://cuttingedgepaintball.com/
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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 07:24 AM
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Liquid Carbonic Services in santa clara.
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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 08:54 AM
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I paid 22+tax for my 10lb at a local shop in east bay, a year ago. So I think $20 is not a bad deal at all.
huhu - where is that place? would love to find something closer to Fremont than Carbonic.
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-07-2014, 01:22 AM
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Sorry to open up this old thread, but does anyone know if Airgas, or Carbonic services require you to exchange your tank? Or will they just refill the one you have?

I recently purchased a nice 5 lbs tank, and don't feel like doing an "exchange" with them, since more than likely, I'll get a old beat up one.
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-08-2014, 03:28 AM Thread Starter
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carbonic only refill. airgas only exchange.

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carbonic only refill. airgas only exchange.
Awesome, thank you so much! Can't wait to get Co2 setup from GLA
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-08-2014, 12:27 PM
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Have you guys looked for places that sell/refill/service fire extinguishers? Usually, they are a bit cheaper. I get 2, 5lb tanks filled at the same time for about 20 bucks at wilgus.
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