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“Birdo”I have a 100 ft3 3300psig aluminum tank that fills these PCPs a bunch of times to 2900 and then partial fills a few more before I refill at a dive shop.  It’s heavy, but it was a lot cheaper than a CF 4500psig tank, and my dive shop only goes to 3500 anyway.

 


I called three local dive shops today:

1) Only fills to 3000 psi, I won’t even bother with them
2) Fills up to 6000 psi, if I need it, $10. They sell huge 120 CF 3500 psi tanks for $300, but he said they’re huge and are about 90 lbs. He said if you’re gonna do that, you may as well get a 6000 psi nitrogen tank from a welding supply shop.
3) Will fill to 3500 psi

I think I might get a big, new US-made CF tank instead of another rifle. If I’m honest with myself, I’ve got all the PCPs I need right now, but the S510 is still in the back of my mind. If I see one pop up, I may just weaken and make an offer, hehehe.

I just shot a couple hundred rounds through the Compatto in my basement on low power, and filled it 3 times with the pump. I really don’t mind it when I’m shooting around the house, and it’s about the only real exercise I got today. But when I go out somewhere and am shooting outdoors, I don’t want to be pumping damp air into it.