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harsaphes 10-22-2005 01:56 AM

Manhattan CO2?...tell me
 
Hi, anywhere specific that manhanttanites get tanks and refills at?
thanks

Lissette 10-22-2005 04:23 AM

I live in Brooklyn. I managed to find a place that'll sell you a used cylinder (that's right, it's yours, not rented) and they will also refill your tank.

The place is called Awisco, and they're located in Maspeth Queens. Frank is the guy that I know in customer service. You can give him a call (718-786-7788) and find out how much everything will cost.

Tell him Maria sent you.

Lissette:wink:

P.S. The tank I bought was used, but in excellent condition, and it works very well.

Kyle 10-22-2005 08:04 PM

Search for co2 and manhattan, i've posted in a few threads with info on places here that do fills.

harsaphes 10-22-2005 09:38 PM

well,, if you know, cant you just tell me......

Kyle 10-22-2005 11:03 PM

If I remembered the name of the joint i gladly would have :)

harsaphes 10-22-2005 11:54 PM

no problem

Kyle 10-23-2005 10:40 PM

boo! I went upstairs to find my tank offgassing. Guess I need to find the name of that place after all :)

Kyle 10-23-2005 10:45 PM

http://www.ablefireprevention.com/contact.htm

Call ahead to make sure they have co2, last time I went they were out. It's on 26th between 7th and 8th. It's sort of skeezy. To get to the place, go into the parking garage, hit the staircase, and go upstairs.

If anyone knows of anywhere else to get a fill that is in the midtown area, please let me know.

akos 10-25-2005 10:09 PM

CO2 in manhattan
 
Hi,

I used McKinney to buy my 5lb cylinder, I was told they do refills for $15.

McKinney Welding
535 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019
http://www.mckinneynyc.com

phone: (718) 627-0111
phone: (212) 246-4390

Kyle 10-25-2005 10:13 PM

$15 regardless of weight? Seems steep for my 2.5lber :(

akos 10-26-2005 12:10 AM

->5LB<-
 
No, $15 for a 5lb cylinder.

I called the other place on 28st, i believe able fire exting. and they were more expensive for both refills and a new cylinder. Just offering options here.

sherry 01-07-2006 03:17 AM

I had a great experience with able.. they were very nice.. and also willing to check out the tank. I'll use them again.

gummyworms 01-24-2008 02:12 PM

Hmmm...I just called able, they asked me what I needed the tank for and I told them it was for an aquarium. They then told me that the tanks they sell don't work for aquariums.

I also called McKinney, they sell tanks for $90 with $12 refills.

Anyone know of anyplace which sells cheaper tanks?

-Shawn

spypet 01-24-2008 05:01 PM

Big Apple Chelsea Carbonic
113 Lombardy St,
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 782-4077

they have a service where you leave a deposit for a tank,
and they come to your home, deliver a full tank, and every
time you need a refill, they again come to your home and
swap your empty for a full tank. pretty cool concept if you
don't have a car, don't want to look like a terrorist walking
around town with a "bomb", and can afford their service.
they have a lot of aquarium customers who only need one
tank, and a few refills per year.

dr.tran 01-24-2008 09:35 PM

How about if you already have a tank? Does anyone know if u can trade in a used tank from somewhere else?


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