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    Default Power Tanks

    I want to go the power tank route for on board air.
    Problem 1- where can you get a 15lb tank?
    Problem 2- where can you get a refill not an exchange?
    This is the route I want to go. Not interested in a compressor.

    Help! Any info appreciated.
    Thanks!
    67' M715 HPD60 / D70 Locked front and rear still a WIP

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    personally have one ,love it Bought direct from Power tank.com

    we have to go to a place off exit 4 i think ,a friend drops them off ...can tell you later

    also paint ball places and hop shops fill them
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    All my parts came from Amazon, including the tank. The whole setup cost less than $150 with a 10lb tank.

    Welding supply shops, homebrew shops and paintball shops are where I'd look for refills. Not all will refill vs swap, but you should be able to find one. Arco Welding is where I've gotten mine refilled, but they're down towards Boston so that probably doesn't help much.
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    I can not find anyone to refill a tank. I've called several paint ball places. They all said no. I've called several welding supply place they also said no. Exchange only. If you have a place that you use I would love the name.

    Thanks!
    67' M715 HPD60 / D70 Locked front and rear still a WIP

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    Do you have a parts list youd like to share? Id love to do that.
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    i will check today on the place off exit 4 , use them all the time now ,but my friend drops them off

    they is a hop shop in Pembroke i have used many times ,but hes pricey

    welding place want your tank ,not good with that idea
    Scott / teamjeepcrawl / Xoverland

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    granite Industrial Gases
    49North high Street
    Derry NH

    Great people

    And he sells old tanks ,so if thats the route you want to take
    Scott / teamjeepcrawl / Xoverland

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    Thanks! I will give them a call today!
    67' M715 HPD60 / D70 Locked front and rear still a WIP

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    Hey Brian I'd like to see the parts list to if you don't mind it will give me a little project to do over the winter
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    Quote Originally Posted by FSHJNKY View Post
    Do you have a parts list youd like to share? Id love to do that.
    Quote Originally Posted by 64wildcat View Post
    Hey Brian I'd like to see the parts list to if you don't mind it will give me a little project to do over the winter

    It looks like the specific tank I ordered isn't on Amazon any longer. Any co2 cylinder with a CGA320 valve will work.

    The regulator converts the tank to NPT at 150psi:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Then you just need some NPT air hose, an inflator and some connectors. I also ended up needing some thread tape to get everything sealed up well.

    I'm really happy with my setup, but a couple observations:
    If I'm wheeling with a group, there's no prize for being the fastest to air up. I usually still end up hanging out while everyone else uses their pumps.
    The tank needs to be at an angle or vertical to fill, you shouldn't use it with the tank horizontal or you risk getting liquid co2.
    You can't get a partially full tank refilled, it needs to be empty. And you can't just purge it and refill since purging it makes the tank really cold and you have to wait for it to defrost before filling.
    It's still smart to carry a pump as a backup or plan to borrow one or get to a gas station.
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    What size tank did you use and how many tires can you get out of one
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    Quote Originally Posted by 64wildcat View Post
    What size tank did you use and how many tires can you get out of one
    Dennis
    I have a 20lb tank and get about (40) total air ups or call it (10) air ups all (4) 35" tires.

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    Thanks Scott
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    It seems like one of the many available 150 psi compressors might be a better option than paying somebody else to refill it, when they sound difficult to find?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeep crawl View Post
    granite Industrial Gases
    49North high Street
    Derry NH

    Great people

    And he sells old tanks ,so if thats the route you want to take
    Sir! I owe you a beer, or a tank fill!
    67' M715 HPD60 / D70 Locked front and rear still a WIP

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