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  • Compressed Gas Cylinder Wind Chime

    do not think of a fuel tank propane or acetylene it can and may change your life acetylene has a filler in it like sand and will retain the fuel forever the second you expose the inside of the tanks contents to the spark of a grinder....sawblade....spark from the motor of a drill or saw ,,,,,its all over ,,,,,,ask around if you have any idle thoughts ...all fuels are explosive , acetylene is unstable in pressures exceeding 15 psi (only the earth filler keeps it stable ) yes the tank pressure gague says 300 psi but ALL user end are red lined at 15 max....also it takes 24 of slow pumping to fill these tanks ck out you tube for some big flames ,,,,,,Last when you think you have an empty tank because you have opened it and no gas ----air -----co2 (fire extinguisher) comes out and you unscre…

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    do not think of a fuel tank propane or acetylene it can and may change your life acetylene has a filler in it like sand and will retain the fuel forever the second you expose the inside of the tanks contents to the spark of a grinder....sawblade....spark from the motor of a drill or saw ,,,,,its all over ,,,,,,ask around if you have any idle thoughts ...all fuels are explosive , acetylene is unstable in pressures exceeding 15 psi (only the earth filler keeps it stable ) yes the tank pressure gague says 300 psi but ALL user end are red lined at 15 max....also it takes 24 of slow pumping to fill these tanks ck out you tube for some big flames ,,,,,,Last when you think you have an empty tank because you have opened it and no gas ----air -----co2 (fire extinguisher) comes out and you unscrew or take a Sawzall to the neck ,,,,only imagine the force and what happens to a tank unleashed ,,,,,,,,,when the dust clears and you still have eyesight …..you will find a still spinning tank covered in white ,,,,the frost is about a 1/2 " thick and you will need to go fetch some clean underware……….what can happen is as cutting the neck rust /debris has clogged the valve and the pressure has no way to get out until you cut or knock or try to shoot it …….Been there done that and its a sobering effect !!!!!!!! really of you can find a welding supplier who still hydros tanks ,,,,testing with a water filled tank so the tested one wont blow up see if he will sell you any old empty one that failed with valves removed ,,,,,but they to make great chimes gongs and drive the lil old lady next door nutz

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  • Provalve up pane tanks are so thin you get a nice resounding deep ring with steel tanks HEY I almost bit the bullet ,,,,I opened valve up no gas excaped Good right NO NO NO NO I sawed thru the valve it flew accros a large shop bouncing around spinning like a pin ball machine finally began a clockwise spin lodging in a corner ……...it was snow white due to the rapid excaping of 2200 psi of co2 …….. it really made me think !!!! Rust had stopped the valve up …..ALSO DO not even think of an acyetlene tank ,,,,,they are filled with a diaomatacheous ????think spelled okay earth filler ….a fine dust ….that only way to get out is cut both ends off...I tried water hose from a fire truck ….also the thing that will K I L L YOU is the acetone ...yep very flammable liquid that…

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    Provalve up pane tanks are so thin you get a nice resounding deep ring with steel tanks HEY I almost bit the bullet ,,,,I opened valve up no gas excaped Good right NO NO NO NO I sawed thru the valve it flew accros a large shop bouncing around spinning like a pin ball machine finally began a clockwise spin lodging in a corner ……...it was snow white due to the rapid excaping of 2200 psi of co2 …….. it really made me think !!!! Rust had stopped the valve up …..ALSO DO not even think of an acyetlene tank ,,,,,they are filled with a diaomatacheous ????think spelled okay earth filler ….a fine dust ….that only way to get out is cut both ends off...I tried water hose from a fire truck ….also the thing that will K I L L YOU is the acetone ...yep very flammable liquid that keep s the whole thing from expoding . it takes 24 hrs to fill these if you lay one down give it several hours to assure all has settled ..one last bit the reason acytlene regulator is red lined at 15 # because any use over that it is VERY UNSTABLE,,,,,,,,only reason its 300#inside the tank is the desolved acetone and filler …..when we need to cut under water we use a hydrogen torch hey remember the Hindenburg ????????? oh well worksafe also if you have access to a simi /concrete floor and a fork lift ….set cyl in between the tires back forklift set brakes /get 36 in pipe wrench and a 5 ft pipe ….valve will come out / turn upside down fill with water and you can hand tite valve and cut away Good luck work safe have escape plan God bless Frank in Clover

    nothing to thin readabove dangers

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  • cool enjoyed this ,,,,,Keep up the welding youll get better ,,,,Oh rebar is very porus ( has void s within,,,,,have seen a bad near miss where a 110 foot rebar cage was dropped due to welding directly to it ,,,,but in your case you will be okay ,,,Forge on Looks great

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