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How many PSI should a full 5# CO2 bottle read?

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Not sure what's up...I have a loaner 5# CO2 bottle and I just had it filled a couple weeks ago. When I attach the reg. it shows around 1000psi. The tank lasts less then a month. I checked for leaking but didn't see anything.
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How did you check it for leaking? How much does it weight? It should be stamped somewhere on there saying the "tare" weight which is the cylinder, then add 5# and that is your full weight. Should weight roughly 12lbs *full* if it is an aluminum but all tanks are different some weight 12lbs empty.
 
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