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Re: [APD] transporting CO2 tanks?
All true, even the part about milk ;-) The only thing
between a pick bed and the driver, inplaces, is the some
safety glass ;-|
The ideal way to transport a compressed gas tank is in an
open cargo compartment (read truckbed) and secured in place
and not left out with mad dogs and Englishmen.
--- Dan Dixon <dandixon at mac_com> wrote:
> S. Hieber at shieber at yahoo_com wrote:
> > It's really best to have the tank out of the passenger
> > compartment. The probability of a problem is low but he
> > risks are still high.
> The only thing between the interior and the trunk of most
> passenger cars is
> the back seat cushion, which isn't usually surrounded by
> weather stripping.
> Some cars even have little access doors through the
> cushion to the trunk. I
> guess it'll isolate the driver from the noise and
> condensation, but if a
> tank pops in the trunk, the gas is probably going to
> enter the passenger
> area and force good air out the interior vents, unless
> your trunk lid is
> cracked open or the car is old and leaky. Trunks are also
> hotter than the
> passenger compartment in the summer.
> In the summer time, even in my pickup, I put my tank on
> the seat, strap it
> in, and run A/C to keep it cool. I don't take the
> interstate, and I don't
> stop for milk on the way home.
> Dan Dixon
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