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Old 06-25-2003, 08:53 PM   #10
Aglar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Ontario, Canada
If you ask me, it shouldn't be done if you just want to save money. Do it more so you can do fills at home when you wannt bust off a few rounds in the backyard, or tweak your setup.

If you live in an area that doesn't do HPA fills it would also be a good idea. Or if you're into outlaw ball.

One other motive is this:

Most tanks nowadays have a TC stamp along with the DOT certification. Tanks in Canada _must_ have a TC stamp, otherwise it's illegal for any Canadian field to fill it (they and you can both be fined $50,000). It's actually illegal for the tank to be in the country at all. Many people don't realize this. In my area local fields just caught wind of it a couple months ago, and for a while people were getting good use out of their scubas because nobody else would fill their tanks.

Last edited by Aglar : 06-25-2003 at 08:55 PM.
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