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Nov 26, 2007 07:19 AM

Chargers for Whipped Cream Dispenser

Looking for a local source of Charges (8gm canisters) for a Whipped Cream Dispenser. Boston area, preferably MetroWest, such as Waltham, Watertown, Brighton.

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  1. restuarant depot, eastern bakers etc.. you can also get them online

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    1. my MarketBasket has them, in the bar supply/mix area.

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      1. re: ScubaSteve

        Be careful! Cream chargers are NOT the same as the chargers for soda siphons, and soda chargers make nasty-tasting whipped cream.

        1. re: Allstonian

          Ur right. one is Carbon Dioxide (for soda water) the other is Nitrogen.

          bust with the Whip-Its!!!

          1. re: ScubaSteve

            Whip-its with CO2 are significantly less fun... but the burps are ground-shaking!

            1. re: ScubaSteve

              That's nitrous oxide in the whipped cream chargers.

          2. re: ScubaSteve

            Ain't that the truth! As I found out the hard way. Uugh! There seems to to be many good deals on line. A couple of dist. even advertise 'Discreet Shipping'.

          3. if ya just need a couple you could hit up your local StarBucks Barista (or independent coffee-cafe).

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            1. re: ScubaSteve

              i worked at starbucks for a short time and they were super tight on the nitrous inventory-the chargers could only be accessed by supervisors and we werent allowed to sell them. maybe an independent would be easier

              1. re: fluffernutty

                i wasn't talking about buying them. wink.

            2. I've gotten them at China Fair on Mass Ave in Cambridge, just outside Porter.

              1. try I used them before great selectiona dn they ship very fast.