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Im looking to buy at least 2 aluminum CO2 tanks
have to be 10lbs cause thats the only size my lfs will replace has to be aluminum
socal locals are preferred
let me know what you got
 

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Wait...you're going to be swapping them at your LFS? If you have your own tank, you could always refill them at a welding shop, fire extinguisher shop, or a beer supply shop, probably a lot cheaper than a LFS too.

Where in SoCal are you located?
 

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oops forgot to answer your first question
im going to go smaller and cause no one has the large ones and the large ones wont fit under my stand...10lbs will so im shooting for the 10lb size
Ive been going to that fish store for a while so they will swap it out for me with one of the wholesalers at their cost
im only planning on doing that when the Hydro Date starts to expire so i dont have to pay i think one of the guys said 100 bucks for the test for 5 years
cause he was going to have it done on his tank for his kegs.
 

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yes, hydro test every 5 years. It really depends on the size. Buying it from a store will of course be more expensive than buying it online. Least expensive place I've found it online is www.aquariumplants.com. Steel tanks should be about 2/3 the price of an aluminum, maybe less.
 

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Find the largest welding/medical gases/oxygen place you can find and have them hydro test it for you. I think I payed 15 bucks a couple years ago, so 25 is right for the coasts probably. 100 bucks is just wicked profiteering on their part. If they are willing to exploit you on that then they are likely willing to screw you on some other purchases as well. Run from those folks or confront them or pay up and grab your ankles.
 

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Mobile Industrial Welding Supply
1340 N Red Gum, Anaheim, CA 92806

Weekdays:
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday:
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Phone 714-630-5750
Fax 714-630-9262

Refills while you wait.
5# - $12
10#-$15
20# $19

Hydro test $12, any size tank while you wait.

I have a 1 year old Alum. 10#'er (20.25" X 6.9") that I would like to replace with an Alum. 20# or 50#

What you end up with in your other thread?
 

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thanks for the info

i havent ended up with anything
i havent heard back from anyone cept Zid who i keeping his tank

are you selling yours...if so please contact me via PM and we can set something up

Mobile Industrial Welding Supply
1340 N Red Gum, Anaheim, CA 92806

Weekdays:
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday:
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Phone 714-630-5750
Fax 714-630-9262

Refills while you wait.
5# - $12
10#-$15
20# $19

Hydro test $12, any size tank while you wait.

I have a 1 year old Alum. 10#'er (20.25" X 6.9") that I would like to replace with an Alum. 20# or 50#

What you end up with in your other thread?
 
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