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Old 11th January 2012, 05:41 PM
Gnhouse Gnhouse is offline
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Edinburgh
Posts: 37

Originally Posted by Conor View Post
Regarding the GC2 that blew,

"the GC2 did not rupture at the quick fill valve. It split around top centre near the front scope mount. It was found to have been a faulty tube with a weakness in the initial sheet used to form the cylinder. As a result of this accident, all GC2`s were recalled, examined, and pressure tested. Sportsmatch keep a record of every GC2 that has been re-tested and continue to test any that show up having slipped the net".
Thanks for that Connor. Tom told me about what happened himself but this was a very long time ago and my memory can be like Swiss cheese sometimes I was only wanting to use it as an example that accidents can happen whether the cylinder is from a reputable manufacturer who checks these things or not.

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