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Old 07-23-2014, 11:07 AM   #21
Join Date: Jun 2014
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Originally Posted by ryand View Post
x's 1000 on not refilling the green 1lb tanks. I learned the hard way. Bought the adapter and was doing it fairly regularly until I had one green tank that would not seal and was letting gas escape via the valve at a high rate. I tossed it in the yard until it ran out. Threw out the adapter that day...not worth the risk. More I thought about it the more it has the potential for an explosion of the green tank should they corrode to the point of failure. When metal sheers under pressure...sparks fly and well you know how the rest of the story goes.
That had to be a big OS moment, for sure.
Although I haven't/won't refill, I do hate the waste factor of the little tanks. I'm sure it keeps the tank makers in business, though.

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