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extra gas

Post by john » February 29th, 2012, 9:17 pm

Hello

I finally found a tank where I live and am ready to begin my project.

Problem is the gauge on the tanks says it has 35 pounds of gas in it.

Im looking for a safe and legal way to empty it.

Thanks
John



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Re: extra gas

Post by maccas66 » February 29th, 2012, 10:59 pm

G`day John!, welcome to the show!, I`m sure Frank will have an answer for you, in the mean time what kind of cooker are you going to build?............... :beer:


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Re: extra gas

Post by john » March 1st, 2012, 8:16 pm

Hi
Im looking to build a reverse flow.

This will be my first attempt.
Thanks
John



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Re: extra gas

Post by The Czar » March 1st, 2012, 10:06 pm

Hey John... :welcome: ....I would say do you have a way to hook a propane burning appliance to it? If not....find a local gas guy and ask him to remove the valve according to your specific states guidelines....and remember.... :nopic:


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Re: extra gas

Post by Frank_Cox » March 3rd, 2012, 6:27 pm

Hi John! Welcome to the site!
is your tank a propane tank with propane in it? if not then what is it?
If it is propane then you simply need to burn it off and then do the same method I use illustrated in the video. make sure and fill the tank with water completely first the empty the tank and use co2 or nitrogen to displace any oxygen in the tank then cut it open. do not cut the tank with it under pressure. the tank must be open to atmosphere and the nitrogen or co2 must be flowing into and then out of the tank freely before and during the first cuts. after the tank is cut open you can finish cutting without using the inert gases.


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