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02-13-2012 06:53 PM
Hawkfan
Thanks

Yes, the bottle is out of date however, I have a friend who does hydrostatic testing for a local fire suppression company. He tested my first bottle. I'm going to play it safe and replace the valve & tube with the matching manufactures valve & gauge. Also, it did come with an adapter.

Thanks
02-12-2012 10:02 PM
ethn_bert
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Originally Posted by Hawkfan
Are all 10 lb nitrous bottle valve fittings universal? I'm looking to pick up a used spare bottle and I am curious if the threaded connections are standard from manufacturer to manufacture.
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Be careful buying a used bottle. The tank might be expired and need to be recertified. Most N2O stations wont fill an expired bottle. The date is stamped near the valve. More than 5 years and you need to recert. Cost about 50-100, but it takes time. Im impatient!

Also, you need to disassemble the bottle and check the siphon tube alignment and ensure that it matches your setup/alignment. You can change this. Next you want to check what kind of valve is on the bottle. Look at the burst disc/safety valve as well. Wont do you much good if you have a high flow system with a standard valve. Super Flo valves are pricey and generally you can buy a bottle with a blanket and super flo valve filled for around 350. That's a deal when you compare parting a used bottle and superflo valve.
Last, if it comes with an adapter you scored! If not just transfer the adapter when changing bottles.

Good Luck.
02-12-2012 09:46 PM
Hotrod 80 The bottle nut threads are the same . The valves can be different . Some are standaed , some high flow .
02-11-2012 07:40 PM
Hawkfan
Nitrous Bottle Valves

Are all 10 lb nitrous bottle valve fittings universal? I'm looking to pick up a used spare bottle and I am curious if the threaded connections are standard from manufacturer to manufacture.
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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