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    Cool air compressor tank?

    What do you guys think the psi rating is on a 15 gallon stainless beer keg? I have 4 of the laying around, and would like to try to use them as tanks for a air compressor.

    Bad idea?

    The psi for the compressor I have is 145.

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    I have no idea what a keg is rated for as far as pressure. I will pass on the link to what happened to one of our members who had a compressor tank fail on him personally. He's very lucky to have survived with the "minimal" injuries he got. The actual reason the tank failed really don't matter, it's the end results you need to look at and think about. You decide if it's worth the risk to you.

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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    And this is the poster who's calling people who buy from HF, rather than Neverlast, "stupid".

    Guess he figures if he welds up his fittings with his new Chinese POS, everything will be fine.

    Just goes to show that the old saying, "A new fool is born every minute" still applies today.
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    Quote Originally Posted by SundownIII View Post
    And this is the poster who's calling people who buy from HF, rather than Neverlast, "stupid".

    Guess he figures if he welds up his fittings with his new Chinese POS, everything will be fine.

    Just goes to show that the old saying, "A new fool is born every minute" still applies today.
    Thank you for the kind remarks. Looks like you are going on the ignore list. Buh Bye!

    And you have been reported.

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    I mess with 15 gallon beer kegs all the time, and in my opinion its not a good idea. If that keg explodes, game over. To carb beer, I only put 35 psi on the keg which its meant for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by usmcruz View Post
    I mess with 15 gallon beer kegs all the time, and in my opinion its not a good idea. If that keg explodes, game over. To carb beer, I only put 35 psi on the keg which its meant for.
    You're right. A man was killed this week cleaning and filling a keg with air at the Redhook Ale Brewery while cleaning it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 225 View Post
    Thank you for the kind remarks. Looks like you are going on the ignore list. Buh Bye!

    And you have been reported.
    He gets reported everyday!

    And I am the one that ignores them.(Reports)

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    Well, since Sundown done pi$$ed ya off I'll throw in my two pennies. Go ahead and do it, it'll keep the gene pool deeper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zapster View Post
    He gets reported everyday!

    And I am the one that ignores them.(Reports)

    Remember...
    In life there will be things/people that just irritate the crap outta you.

    If you just ignore them they go away or just go off and bother someone else....

    Been there done that and still do that.
    NOBODY bothers me anymore.

    Don't let him bother you.
    There are way more important things in life.

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    I own 3 forums. Want the addys? If this guy is reported and nothing is done about it, but to say ignore him. I'll take my business somewhere else.

    That would never happen like that on my forums.

    Sorry guys, I don't post on forums with crappy moderators. Later.

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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    We have some excellent moderators on this site , thats why its so well liked. Go back to your site and ask your people , we dont need the Drama - Have fun !!!!
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    Wtf are you whining abou... oh he's gone.
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    What would he of like to of seen be done. Just because somebody is an A-hole to him that person should be removed from the site.

    SundownIII may come across as an A-hole most of the time but he does offer advice when the questions are worded just the way he likes them. Not that I agree with this approach but that is the way it is.

    I am sure that some of the responses that new members receive do turn them off. But they need do some research before they post some really dumb questions, and questions that have been asked 100 times.

    225 had made a couple posts that he got good replies on and then he gets one that he finds offensive and he packs his bags and leaves.
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    LOL!

    Stick the ugly store bought air compressor outside so you don't have to look at it and build yourself a cool oil catch with the beer kegs. You say you have a few, you could have one for oil, one for antifreeze, and make one a urinal.

    You could take them all in and collect the deposits and use that money to buy an air compressor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 225 View Post
    Thank you for the kind remarks. Looks like you are going on the ignore list. Buh Bye!

    And you have been reported.
    Reported? Are you taking your Barbies and going home too?



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    The comments he made look to me, to be on point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mla2ofus View Post
    Well, since Sundown done pi$$ed ya off I'll throw in my two pennies. Go ahead and do it, it'll keep the gene pool deeper.
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    Nice one, I had the same thoughts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 225 View Post
    I own 3 forums. Want the addys? If this guy is reported and nothing is done about it, but to say ignore him. I'll take my business somewhere else.

    That would never happen like that on my forums.

    Sorry guys, I don't post on forums with crappy moderators. Later.
    He owns 3 forums and acts like this. No I don't want the addys.
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fat Bastard View Post
    Reported? Are you taking your Barbies and going home too?


    he's a reporter for NBC , CNN and WAA WAA WAA lmFao

    @sundown&crew , this thread made my sunday lmao
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    Sounds like the OP should join the Neverlast forum....

    He'll get some real "professional advice" there.

    Meanwhile, I'm LMAO.
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    kinda funny max working pressure is stamped right on the keg
    Mines says do not exceed 65psi or it will blow up
    I use kegs for what they are intended for and THAT'S BEER
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    maybe he thought it was *****web not weldingweb....?

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    damn censors poooosyweb was what i was trying to say...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 225 View Post
    I own 3 forums. Want the addys? If this guy is reported and nothing is done about it, but to say ignore him. I'll take my business somewhere else.

    That would never happen like that on my forums.

    Sorry guys, I don't post on forums with crappy moderators. Later.
    I would like you to post the sites that you own. Can't wait .

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    Yeah post up the links. I wanna see how fast I get reported and removed....
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    Re: Cool air compressor tank?

    @225, Wow got ur feelings hurt awful easy. Now put ur bigboy pants on and take heed of the warning that has been given: DONT MODIFIY UR BEERKEGS FOR COMPESSED AIR, YOU'll PUT UR EYE OUT KID.

    lol, seriously though

    After that grow some thicker skin, welding safety is a grown up's world. I'd much rather see somebody get their feelings hurt as opposed to getting physically hurt, being injured is not fun and can have permanent effects on everyone in your life.

    Every safety rule they're is, IS WRITTEN IN BLOOD. Is that clear enough for you.

    This forum isn't all that bad compared to some.

    Hope you don't drag up over this.

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