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Old 12-22-2014, 10:27 PM   #1
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Propane tanks

Do you guys fill tanks up while in storage?


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Old 12-22-2014, 10:30 PM   #2
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Can you take them out?
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Old 12-22-2014, 10:31 PM   #3
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Old 12-22-2014, 10:32 PM   #4
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Let me rephrase. Do you store them full?


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Old 12-22-2014, 10:38 PM   #5
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I do. Never had any problems.


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Old 12-22-2014, 10:49 PM   #6
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I did the first year, but since then I haven't....this fall I put it in storage with one empty tank...no particular reason why, just figured why fill it when I won't need it till spring...left myself a note inside trailer that it's empty in case I forget in the spring..happens as the brain gets rusty!
One reason for not filling it was because propane was higher in price than normal this fall, and thought perhaps it may do as gasoline and drop over winter, so will fill it in the spring. I have stored our outdoor grill tanks empty over the winter and they have never given me grief so figured this would be the same.
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Old 12-23-2014, 11:23 AM   #7
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Yes, Want to make sure that check is in the box. Theirs enough cost that creep up on you when prepping the spring trips. Never had any problems.
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Our TT sits idle for about two months (Jan. - Feb.) so I put 'er to sleep as is as far as the propane is concerned.
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Some people say to top them off, others say does not make a difference. I am still new at this camping thing. We have a 330 MKS 5ver and still in the learning curve.


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Old 12-23-2014, 11:37 AM   #10
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When a tank goes empty, I have it filled at first opportunity. That is my method. Now I store my TT on my property so it does not matter, but my son stores his pop-up at our local fairgrounds, all inside storage, and propane tanks must be removed before storing.

BTW I use my propane BBQ all year round and it sits on my deck all winter. Same policy, when tank goes empty, I have it filled.
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