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Will be getting a 5# co2 tank. My problem is that the closest place to get it filled, I will have to leave for 2 or 3 days. But knowing how things go it maybe a week or 2 before it gets filled and I get back to pick it up.
My tank is a 20Long. So to hold things over, I am thinking of getting a 20oz paint ball tank. Do you think a 20oz tank will last for 2 or 3 weeks?
 

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I think the bigger question is whether you have the correct regulator for the paintball size co2 tank. Don't they need an adapter or something? Sounds like a lot of trouble or added expense to me.

If it takes you 2-3 days to get the tank refilled, why not anticipate when you will need to refill it and then go ahead and make up a batch of yeast/sugar/water for co2 for a couple of days. Since you only have a 20 gallon tank I think that should hold you over for a few days.
 

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I think the bigger question is whether you have the correct regulator for the paintball size co2 tank. Don't they need an adapter or something? Sounds like a lot of trouble or added expense to me.

If it takes you 2-3 days to get the tank refilled, why not anticipate when you will need to refill it and then go ahead and make up a batch of yeast/sugar/water for co2 for a couple of days. Since you only have a 20 gallon tank I think that should hold you over for a few days.
DIY sounds like a lot more hassle. Just get an adapter for the paintball tank.
 

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Yes I will need an adapter, no big deal. Can get pant ball tank and adapter for 20 bucks. I am with over stocked lot less hassle and will have more control of co2.
This place is very close only a few miles away. But it is a small place so they only fill when thy have a few tank to fill. Still don’t know, but I am hoping to get 3 or 4 weeks out of a 20oz tank. If I can then it will all work out fine for me. Thanks for your help.
 
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