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Old 09-15-2018, 08:56 AM   #1
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Adding compartment vent for extra propane

I want to bring along an extra propane 20lb tank and carry it in my rear compartment. I don't think it's vented enough. Has anyone added a vent to a compartment for this purpose?
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Old 09-15-2018, 09:03 AM   #2
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Most areas for Propane tanks are very open, some having no solid floor! You would have a tough time keeping other things clean or dry in that case! Youroo! !
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Old 09-15-2018, 09:07 AM   #3
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Most areas for Propane tanks are very open, some having no solid floor! You would have a tough time keeping other things clean or dry in that case! Youroo! !
Very true, so how do you transport an extra tank to the campground?
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We have two 30# tanks and have Never used Both while on any extended trip,even while using furnace in the fall,we don't camp in the Winter! Youroo! !
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Remember this is a class c and no real place for total outside storage. Iím sure many have the 1lb cans in closed compartments.
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Might be wrong here, but I thought the only time they should be in a vented compartment, was if they were in use with the valve open, especially when connected to a regulator. An exception may be with a freshly filled unit, subject to outgassing if too hot? I await the wisdom of the masses!
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Adding compartment vent for extra propane

It probably doesnít really help you but I can carry an extra 20# tank in the storage compartment of my boat trailer, itís one of those diamond plate pick up truck boxes and it will just fit upright. Iím not sure if you have a toad that you could rig up something to carry it.
But I carry some of the little green bottles as well in the mh compartment for the bbq and lil buddy heater to stretch my propane for longer stays.
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I think they should be vented. Also I know if you keep in a compartment they have to have a label with 2" LPG letters on the door.
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Boy was I wrong with my previous post!!!!! I found this.

http://www.apollopropane.com/pdf/Tra...eCylinders.pdf
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Old 09-16-2018, 01:10 AM   #10
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Boy was I wrong with my previous post!!!!! I found this.

http://www.apollopropane.com/pdf/Tra...eCylinders.pdf
Looks like the safety plug could work while I travel and then remove tank from compartment. Still no way to vent.
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