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Old 05-19-2011, 11:18 PM
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I just called around to some local supply houses for a bottle refill, and am getting quote of around $6.9-$7.5 lb. Seems a little high, no?

I'm located in Northborough,MA. What are the rest of you paying for bottle refills?
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:23 PM
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I haven't filled a bottle in a couple years, but last time I filled one was around $5/lb.
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:34 PM
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$4.50-$6.00. I am dropping a bottle off tomorrow to get it filled for the Texas Mile next week. May need to buy a large bottle and do my own refilling.
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That's what I was thinking....Buying in bulk should put the price per lb, closer to $3, perhaps a little less.

I'm going to check with some gas suppliers about the process and associated costs.

On another note I thought I read that you could get away with not needing a pump if you freeze the empty bottle, then the pressure/temp delta between bottles will cause the liquid nitrous to fill the empty bottle?

Or should I just man up and buy a pump/scale kit, and then perhaps resell some of my nitrous for a little profit to offset the costs...
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:46 PM
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i could be wrong, but im pretty sure a nitrous fill station costs more than a grand to get going. not to mention if you can get it somewhere in bulk
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I use to own a NX pump and I sold it for $4.50/lb.
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:20 AM
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You can do the freeze method. I transfered between 2 10lb. bottles last night. I could only get it to transfer 8 lbs. So I will be wasting 2lbs of Nitrous to add the Nano check valve. The larger tanks are under more pressure so that should transfer a little better.
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Old 05-20-2011, 07:57 AM
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Originally Posted by gotjuice? View Post
You can do the freeze method. I transfered between 2 10lb. bottles last night. I could only get it to transfer 8 lbs. So I will be wasting 2lbs of Nitrous to add the Nano check valve. The larger tanks are under more pressure so that should transfer a little better.
mother bottles are the same psi as the bottle your filling if they are
both the same temp
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I just paid 7.50 in Delaware and like $8 here in PA
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$3.25/lb all day long here in Oklahoma.
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You US guys are lucky, here in Toronto $8.50-$9.50 /lb. Anyone please give me info on which and what type mother bottles need to buy and what pump i need to refill 10 lb bottle, thanks.
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Between 5-7$ here in Missouri
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You US guys are lucky, here in Toronto $8.50-$9.50 /lb. Anyone please give me info on which and what type mother bottles need to buy and what pump i need to refill 10 lb bottle, thanks.
Wow, with all the cool weather up there and those high prices on NX you should reconsider your method of FI.
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I openend a account with Airgas (welding supply store) here in Dallas and buy the 60 lb. bottle for 89.00 and lease the bottle from them you don't need a refill station if you put the bottle in ice and then gravity fill. Hope this helps.

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Old 05-29-2011, 01:23 PM
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WOW @ the guys paying over $4 / lb! up to $8/LB?!? Down in FL it was $3.75/LB @ Action Performance.. which was concidered " high " to some other places.

But $8, damn..
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$5 lb in New Orleans....or at least that's the cheapest I've found.
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Originally Posted by sami85L98 View Post
You US guys are lucky, here in Toronto $8.50-$9.50 /lb. Anyone please give me info on which and what type mother bottles need to buy and what pump i need to refill 10 lb bottle, thanks.
Its not the nitrous prices that make us lucky.... Happy Memorial Day.
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Going to bump this up to see how much you guys pay for it because a buddy of mine just got charged $115 to fill a 10lb bottle.
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Old 08-14-2013, 09:24 AM
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115 for one bottle?i would get a supercharger then. i pay 45 a bottle.
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I charge $5/lb. I am in Madison, WI
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