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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-30-2005, 06:44 AM Thread Starter
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20 oz. paintball tank as Co2 system?

Is it possible to use a 20 oz. paintball tank as a Co2 system? If so, will a regulator fit on it? If not, where can you buy a regulator to fit paintball tanks?
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Search the back messages. This has been discussed a few times. General concensus is that anything can be done, but it is probably easier/cheeper just to use normal co2 tanks.

Co2 system from Paintball gun parts This was one of the better threads I saw, but never got a long term followup. Connecting it up is not as simple as standard c02 tanks, but should be doable. The ultimate question falls back to why go through the extra effort and money.

My situation is I already have a bulk tank, but would rather have a small tank that I can recharge at home to put in open stand on my living room tank - a 20lb tank sitting besides the stand in the Living room is a tad unsightly. For me it might be worth it purely from astetic reasons.

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