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Old 06-07-2014, 03:06 PM   #1
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Restaurant soda co2 canister


Hey TPTers,

I recently found an awesome deal on 3 restaurant soda co2 canisters for $50 for all three, one is full and the other two are empty. My question to you guys is, will these work with a regular regulator? I have two standard full size regulators, and would love to have some backup co2 canisters just in case the local store is out, which happens. I don't think they have the same connection but I could be mistaken, so I figured I would ask here and see what people have to say.
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Usually they are cga 320 threaded for soda and beer setups. Typically they will say it right by the threads, my Kegco tank is labeled "CGA 320" right on it.
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Old 06-08-2014, 03:24 AM   #3
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I'm not exactly sure what you mean by "regular regulator". CO2 systems require a regulator rated for a CO2 tank. Cylinder gas regulators are specifically designed for handling certain types of gasses. The CGA 320 thread id dedicated for use of CO2 systems. So unless someone has put an adapter on it, in theory, if it fits, it should work as long as the pressure and flow rate is within operating parameters.
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I'm not exactly sure what you mean by "regular regulator".
I was referring to a single stage regulator, specifically Milwaukee regulators, those are what I am using currently due to their affordability. I know they aren't the best quality out there, but so far I haven't had any issues with mine thankfully.
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