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Offline scrap iron

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co2 price inflation
« on: October 03, 2021, 01:42:51 pm »
I recently had to exchange a five pound bottle that was due for recertification.  I had been getting it refilled for about $14 a pop at a local place.
So I took it to a local Air-Gas supplier for exchange for a newer bottle. The cost was $29. The dealer said co2 costs went up four times during the past year. My advice if you are close to needing co2 or a newer bottle get it now before costs go up even more.
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Re: co2 price inflation
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2021, 02:43:49 pm »
If you have a local homebrew shop, check with them. The one nearest me refills #5 cylinders for $12.99.
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Re: co2 price inflation
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2021, 02:55:58 pm »
My supplier is charging the same price. No increase.
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Offline Megary

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Re: co2 price inflation
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2021, 08:38:40 pm »
I just paid $14 1 week ago in PA.

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Re: co2 price inflation
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2021, 12:50:47 am »
Prices are regional.
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Offline scrap iron

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Re: co2 price inflation
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2021, 02:17:00 pm »
I kind of wondering if the Guy was feeding me a line. I will have it refilled at my regular place when the time comes and see the if price they charge went up. Like I said I had a bottle that was past the date for recertification. I know Air-Gas is higher priced but needed the new bottle.
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Re: co2 price inflation
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2021, 03:00:48 pm »
I did a tank swap at Airgas earlier in May/June and it was the same price as always ($21). As far as I remember CO2 has been "short" for the last two years.

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Re: co2 price inflation
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2021, 04:50:18 pm »
5# refill in April was $21. Last week was $29. Maybe time to start fermenting sugar water and saving the gas (for keg purging anyway) :o

Granted, $5/month isn't a lot to complain about, but seems like everything is going up lately. all adds up.
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