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Old 03-08-2015, 02:54 PM   #11
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Find Canadian Tire stores and their hours of operation

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Old 03-08-2015, 03:24 PM   #12
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If one is really desperate, an exchange from HD or Lowes works well. Wally World if one is REALLY desperate. Most CGs do refills, some at less $$ than ACE. TSC is pretty good on $$ as well. CW of course, most days of the week and 25% off on Tue/Wed.

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Old 03-08-2015, 03:41 PM   #13
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You can pick this up hardcopy at any of their locations too.

Finally found this too while digging through my smartphone bookmarks and it only gives filling stations, no bottle exchanges:

Drill through the specific location information and you'll get hours.

Speaking of smartphones, if your in an area where you can use Google Maps, just do a search for "propane". Sometimes you'll get the hours with the search results, but always a phone number.
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:22 AM   #14
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Many private camp grounds operate propane refilling stations. Also check marinas and hardware (in addition to Ace which I see you did list). Some grocery stores have 20# tanks pre-filled and run a tank exchange service. During camping season, many RV dealers are open for business, and most refill propane.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:12 PM   #15
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I was just at a Love's Travel Center about 60 miles from my house, and I spotted a brand new propane bulk refill station near the RV dump station.

Just another place to keep in mind while traveling or need something after hours and/or on Sunday.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:16 PM   #16
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Glad this thread just came back up. Great info for your back pocket.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:25 PM   #17
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What I didn't get in the pic, is there is a box just to the right, which you press or call inside the store for propane service.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:28 PM   #18
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Costco (member only). Bring tank(s) to the fill station, push the call button & an attendant will come out and fill your tank(s). He'll give you a receipt with the amount filled and you go inside and pay. Bring him the receipt to claim your tank(s). A bit of a pain waiting for an attendant then having to go into the store to pay but, worth it at $1.69/gal this past January in Myrtle Beach.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:31 PM   #19
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Who Recertifies Ten Year Old Tanks

Not to change the subject of the thread very much, but I have been 'turned down' for a 'refill' once because....It now seems to be the law that tanks that are refilled need to be re certified every ten years. Do you know of a list of propane tank certification places?
Has any one been 'turned down' on refilling a tank before?
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Not a new law. Need to be re-certified 12 years from date of manufacture I believe. Have heard it is as cheap just to purchase a new one. Lowes sells them for 29.99.

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