[EMS Discuss] nitrous oxide

Bob Miller kbob at jogger-egg.com
Thu Feb 13 16:00:07 PST 2014

Those kits probably include plumbing, injectors, and control units.

On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 1:18 PM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com> wrote:
> That should work for getting the n2o.  I just need a tank to store it in.  I
> checked Autozone's website and they sell 10lb and 15lb "tank kits" but they
> are like $500!  That's ridiculous.  I don't need anything specialized, just
> a tank that these guys can fill.  I'm curious why those kids are so
> expensive.  Maybe they are special light weight tanks or something.
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Bob Miller <kbob at jogger-egg.com> wrote:
>> Garage 808 has nitrous filling.
>> http://garage808.com/?page_id=270
>> Sent from my phone.  No type good.
>> On Feb 13, 2014 11:35 AM, "Benjamin Hallert" <ben at vipmail.com> wrote:
>>> This sounds like a cool project. If you have a bottle, you might be able
>>> to check with industrial welding supply to see if they would fill it. If you
>>> are up for experimenting with very small quantities, cooking supply stores
>>> often have nitrous oxide in little cartridges that look like CO2 cartridges
>>> for BB guns.
>>> A couple of years ago, I spent a week or so drawing and dreaming about
>>> building a rubber fueled, nitrous oxide oxidized hybrid rockets to mount to
>>> the trailer hitch on my car. It wouldn't produce very much thrust and the
>>> size I envisioned, but I would technically have a rocket car for a little…
>>> - Ben
>>> On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 11:30 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> I've been thinking of trying to build a hybrid rocket for a while now.
>>>> I want to use nitrous oxide as my oxidizer but I don't have much experience
>>>> buying or using industrial gasses.  Does anyone know a place in town I would
>>>> likely be able to purchase a small canister of the stuff?  I imagine it
>>>> might be difficult because of it's potential negative uses.  I'm hoping
>>>> someone here might have some experience with this.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Rick
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Bob Miller                              K<bob>
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