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How long does an air rig keep pressure from a co2 canister?

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If I load a co2 canister (12g) into an air rig, how much "life time" can I expect from it, normally? I heard a minimum of pressure loss is normal between QD and regulators, because that is how they keep the pressure to consistent levels..

Anyway, if I load a co2 canister and leave the rig be as is, connected to my magazine..and go long should it stay at the desired PSI?

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Nice, thanks guys for your reply. I am going to check the tapped magazine for leaks as I suspect some parts might have dialed in and found their sitting place in the holes, thus requiring some teflon tape.

Is the submerging method the standard for finding leaks? That's what I do..
I'll either submerge or just put some really soapy water around the seal to see if it bubbles.
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