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Offline zman51

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Going to beach next week, need ideas
« on: July 17, 2017, 04:35:47 AM »
So our family vaca is next week and headed to the beach for a week. I already got a way to keep the corny kegs cold but looking to see if there is a less "bulky" way of Co2 application. I hate to bring the whole Co2 setup. Is there anything smaller that will give me enough co2 to last a couple days?

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Re: Going to beach next week, need ideas
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 10:23:47 AM »
I've used a carbonator on a 2L bottle as a source of CO2, successfully.  You can safely put 40 psig into a 2L bottle.    Obviously it doesn't provide pressure regulation, but it works to top up pressure.  To purge the bottle, submerge it in a bucket of Starsan so that it is completely filled with Starsan and then bubbling in the CO2. 

Obviously this isn't as good as the product in the 2nd post.

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Re: Going to beach next week, need ideas
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2017, 12:35:49 PM »
There are paintball get ups you can use, also.  Bulkier than the keg charger, but they have a regulator and a 20 oz. tank.

I bought something called a Jak Pak.  It's intended for portable pneumatic tools (roofing, etc.).

https://www.stapleheadquarters.com/ItemForm.aspx?Item=J-6901-91

I think I got mine for around $40 but it was years ago.  Works fine, but I've only used it a couple of times.
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Re: Going to beach next week, need ideas
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2017, 08:04:09 AM »
This is what I use. Not as fancy as the one posted above. I got like a 20-pack of the CO2 cartridges which I consider a lifetime supply.

https://www.morebeer.com/products/co2-injector-ball-lock.html
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