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Old 03-17-2013, 01:54 PM #1
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HPA Tank safety question

Hey guys,

I have a Pure Energy 72ci 3000psi steel tank that has been sitting in my closet for at least five or six years. The reg reads that it has ~2500 psi in it. The hydro test date is 04/2009, so I'm well past that. Should I be worried about this? I've read that regs get stressed by long term storage with air in them, so if I go to drain the air out of it am I looking at a safety hazard?

It hasn't been used all that much, never took any hard hits, no dings or anything just some cosmetic scratches.

Hope to hear back soon!

-Corey
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:57 PM #2
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Drain the air then get it sent off for hydro testing.
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:02 PM #3
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That's what I plan on doing but I shouldn't worry about reg integrity or anything?
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Old 03-19-2013, 07:01 AM #4
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That's what I plan on doing but I shouldn't worry about reg integrity or anything?
They should check that when you send it in.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:50 PM #5
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screw it into and detached asa and let the air bleed out, if you feel uncomfortable put it under a heavy mat or somthing
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:13 PM #6
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Honsetly, the hydro date is overly safe. You're fine. Especially if it was only lying there and didn't get damaged or anything. But still do bring it to a good place to have it tested.
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