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Old September 3, 2009, 12:51 PM
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Hey calling all Vancouver area clockers! I need some info on extreme cooling fun ln2 and dice.

1) How easy is it to get? I ask this as it's far from easy here in the UK
2) How much?
3) I would be nice to hook up with like minded benchers does anything happen reguarly or is there anyone who benches alot

Just finding out some info as if i end up moving early next year be nice to know as much as possible before i get there
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Old September 3, 2009, 02:25 PM
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There should be Praxair in Vancouver.

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Old September 3, 2009, 04:35 PM
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1) Praxair is probably the best bet to find some LN2.
2) Praxair has some decent prices from what 3oh6 has said. That's just what I heard, and I have no physical proof to tell you otherwise.
3) If you lived near London, ON you'd have the chance to come see some actual benching when the timing is right :).

Have fun with your adventure! Hope this helps.
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Old September 3, 2009, 05:14 PM
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1) Praxair is probably the best bet to find some LN2.
2) Praxair has some decent prices from what 3oh6 has said. That's just what I heard, and I have no physical proof to tell you otherwise.
3) If you lived near London, ON you'd have the chance to come see some actual benching when the timing is right :).

Have fun with your adventure! Hope this helps.
I live in London when I'm down in UWO...I'd like more info please
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Old September 3, 2009, 05:18 PM
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not sure there is anyone here running sub-zero on the left coast. since i am not out there, information on what i can get is pretty useless to be honest.

start with the regulars, Air Gas, Praxair, Air Liquide. the key is to shop around. Air Liquide sells LN2 for $6/L where i get from Praxair for just over $1/L. it really comes down to how much they move. i know in Saskatoon when i was calling around, Praxair was not the best source. same with dry ice, Praxair charges an arm and a leg while Air Liquide basically gives it away because they move so much dry ice. i go in with a ten spot and can walk out without whatever size cooler my arms can carry.

spend the time phoning machine shops, universities (might get lucky and buy from them on their highly discounted rate), industrial cleaning, anything that might have LN2 on hand. it pays off in the long run to find a cheap source. best of luck.
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Old September 3, 2009, 05:30 PM
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I live in London when I'm down in UWO...I'd like more info please
isn't it nice of Eric to invite people over to my place to bench

i am hoping to get a LN2 hookup on campus this year and possibly do some benching there. what program are you in? friends with Engineering dept. types?
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Old September 4, 2009, 12:47 AM
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Thanks for the replies guys i'll look into which is best thanks.

@Jody (3oh6) i would have pm'd you directly untill i saw that you were the other side btw sick scores on hwbot well deserved 10th

Anyone bench in the Vancouver area? if not i may have to bench alone
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