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Re: [APD] cheap co2 canisters?
I believe Rex Grigg wrote this email section below:
> Stuart Halliday wrote:
>> I really need a cheap form of CO2 canister instead of yeast.
>> I've seen in the supermarkets those SodaStream bottles for making fizzy drinks.
>> Can I use these some how?
>> I guess I need some way to fit the output onto a needle valve.
>> Anyone done this?
> I can get a 5 lb CO2 cylinder for around $55 most of the time and it's
> filled. There is no really cheap way to do pressurized CO2. You either
> pay up front or pay in the long run. A basic manual pressurized system
> can normally be assembled for around $150.
Not here in the UK it can't.
$150 is £76
A pressure gauge costs around £50, a cylinder around £40 then a needle valve
is another £30.
£120 = $235
Hence me wishing to find a cheaper method. :-)
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