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Old 03-06-2013, 12:11 PM   #21
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A 20 oz at 3-6 bps should last you at least 4-6 months.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:33 PM   #22
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A 20 oz at 3-6 bps should last you at least 4-6 months.
Great sounds good. Thanks Florio. I ordered one for my 20 gal. but thought I would have to go bigger for the 125 gal.
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A 20 oz at 3-6 bps should last you at least 4-6 months.
From everything I've heard, that's an extremely optimistic projection. Most people get between 1-3 months at 2-3 bps. There is great variation between reports, but this is the first I've seen with that long of a duration.
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Florio your PM box is full and I can't answer your PM until you empty it. Sorry OP for having to post this here.
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:42 PM   #25
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From everything I've heard, that's an extremely optimistic projection. Most people get between 1-3 months at 2-3 bps. There is great variation between reports, but this is the first I've seen with that long of a duration.
This is for if your running 24/7 which people assume cause your running paint ball, but you said you got a reg on there with a solenoid correct?
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I'm on my 4th month with a 16 oz running 4 bps and i ran 24 7 for a month.

I'm just starting to run out.
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I would imagine that the people at the lower end weren't using solenoids, and the people at the upper end would. If you're using a regulator with solenoid though, why wouldn't you get a 5# tank though?
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You can get a co2 reg for a paint ball tank for 80 bucks with noid instead of 140+ and the fills are like 5 bucks instead of 15

Also the OP has reg on his tank so I'm fairly accurate.
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You can get a co2 reg for a paint ball tank for 80 bucks with noi d instead of 140+ and the fills are like 5 bucks instead of 15
But you need to fill it up 4-5x as much, so you're losing money there. And a full sized regulator should only cost ~$90.
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But you need to fill it up 4-5x as much, so you're losing money there. And a full sized regulator should only cost ~$90.
You can get 30 oz tanks for paint ball, you don't use more than a normal co2 system.
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