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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2011, 04:56:19 PM »
You're right. Stay out of McDonald's...  ;D
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2011, 04:58:13 PM »
You're right. Stay out of McDonald's...  ;D

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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2011, 05:29:47 PM »
I wasn't thinking in those terms but....you're right :P
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2011, 06:00:18 PM »
I've had a 5# CO2 tank pop its pressure valve in my kitchen.  It rapidly displaced all of the air in the room in a matter of seconds.  Luckily I was in the kitchen at the time and opened all the doors and windows to vent it.

Keep this in mind the next time you refill your 5#, 10# or 20# CO2 tank and throw it in the back of your car.  It doesn't matter if you crack the windows, a pressure value relief breach will fill the car with CO2 in seconds.

Another somber story, a friend of a friend was a welder.  Took some welding tanks home from a site in his car.  They had a slow leak and then next morning when he started the car it detonated.  The gas pooled in his car and the ignition was the spark.  Killed instantly.

Be very careful with pressurized gasses.  I own a pickup and throw everything in the bed and strap it down.  If you have a car, even if you put tanks in the trunk, keep your windows open and store the tanks immediately.
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2011, 06:35:55 PM »
I've had a 5# CO2 tank pop its pressure valve in my kitchen.  It rapidly displaced all of the air in the room in a matter of seconds.  Luckily I was in the kitchen at the time and opened all the doors and windows to vent it.

Keep this in mind the next time you refill your 5#, 10# or 20# CO2 tank and throw it in the back of your car.  It doesn't matter if you crack the windows, a pressure value relief breach will fill the car with CO2 in seconds.

Another somber story, a friend of a friend was a welder.  Took some welding tanks home from a site in his car.  They had a slow leak and then next morning when he started the car it detonated.  The gas pooled in his car and the ignition was the spark.  Killed instantly.

Be very careful with pressurized gasses.  I own a pickup and throw everything in the bed and strap it down.  If you have a car, even if you put tanks in the trunk, keep your windows open and store the tanks immediately.

Thanks for the serious reply. Thanks to the Tubercle for bringing this to our attention. Something else to worry about...  ;)  j/k, information is power.
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2011, 07:25:53 PM »
Are you not supposed to huff the CO2 tank??? ;)
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2011, 11:14:44 PM »
And I thought this was about cider...

Thanks for the info on the tank. I've always just laid it in the footwell. Sometimes get's left in warm car for an entire shift. :-\
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2011, 11:54:13 PM »
Wow, thanks for the heads-up on this. I suppose I'm ok for the moment in case of danger where 1. my 5# co2 tank is downstairs in our 50 square meter basement and 2. a 1# co2 tank is in the beer fridge upstairs.

I've kept a helium tank in the car before, but I figure if that valve blows we're gonna know pretty quick as long as we've got a conversation going.
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2011, 01:33:47 AM »
And I thought this was about cider...


Oh, I get it... you mean apple sider.   :D
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2011, 02:19:52 AM »
And I thought this was about cider...


Oh, I get it... you mean apple sider.   :D

cyser? what?
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2011, 05:10:36 AM »
And I thought this was about cider...


Oh, I get it... you mean apple sider.   :D

 I wish that someday someone would invent a thing...let's call it the internet....where a person could instantly access information such as the correct spelling of a word when they wern't sure. :P
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2011, 05:30:17 AM »
You mean when they weren't sure?

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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2011, 05:46:06 AM »
You mean when they weren't sure?

 ;D


 Dang >:( >:( >:( >:(
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Re: Something to concider
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2011, 06:43:58 AM »
You mean when they weren't sure?

 ;D


 Dang >:( >:( >:( >:(

I hate it when that happens.  Glad to see it isn't just me though. 8^)

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