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Re: [oletrucks] Make an air tank from a small propane tank???

To: "Mark Self" <markself@discover.net>,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Make an air tank from a small propane tank???
From: New Mexico Jim <ADvent@thuntek.net>
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2000 08:23:42 -0600
propane tanks have a working pressure of 250 pounds. it will be fine.

Tom3600@webtv.net wrote:

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> Vince -
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> I don't know about the safety factor but we had one in our shop for
> years.  It was a standard "barbeque" all purpose propane tank fitted out
> with an air pressure gauge and std. tire air stem with about 3ft of
> hose.  It was used for filling flat or low tires.  It would hold 75 - 85
> psi almost indefinitely until needed.
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> Tom Poterack
> Moline, IL.
> '49 Chevy 3600
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> From: Vince Strazzabosco <vstrazzabosco@yahoo.com>
> Subject: [oletrucks] Make an air tank from a small propane tank???
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> You guys seem to be the most knowledgeable bunch I've
> talked to on the subject of air compressors.....
>
> I've got a little round propane tank like the one you
> use for a barbeque....but I've no barbeque or time to
> fool with one.  But I was wondering if there is some
> reason why one can't use a small propane tank as a
> small portable air tank if it's equipped with the
> right gauges, etc?
>
> Thanks,
>
> vince
> Pacifica, CA
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