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Old 01-26-2015, 08:40 PM   #1
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40lb propane on TT

My current Rockwood has twin 30lb tanks. I have several 40lb tanks that I would like to use but I havent seen tank covers for those. Does anyone else use these? I have F350 so tongue weight isnt that much of a factor to me.
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:57 PM   #2
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Before doing any modification and using 40 lbs tank on your trailer , I would make sure that it would be legal to have these for transportation as per your intention. Most states and provinces would have a maximum permissable amount of propane that a vehicle can carry before transportation of dangerous regulation goods applies. Just something to think about.
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Old 01-26-2015, 09:16 PM   #3
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fonzie, what's the difference of 2 40s in every 5th wheel vs having them on a TT?
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Old 01-27-2015, 06:21 AM   #4
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fonzie, what's the difference of 2 40s in every 5th wheel vs having them on a TT?
I did not know that every fifth wheel has 2-40 lbs propane tanks, so I guess there is no issue.

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Old 01-27-2015, 07:20 AM   #5
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Never heard of 40 lb tanks

And yet they make them!
Seems weird to have 30's and 40's


http://www.propane101.com/consumerpropanecylinders.htm
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Old 01-27-2015, 07:45 AM   #6
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40lb propane on TT

Yep got two 40# cylinders on one of my lawnmowers. Lol

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Old 01-27-2015, 08:30 AM   #7
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2 Gallons difference. 30# has 8 gal a 40# has 10. Tare on a 30 is 26# so it would weigh approx. 56# full a 40 weighs 32# so 72# full. If weight is an issue get the aluminum tanks.
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My current Rockwood has twin 30lb tanks. I have several 40lb tanks that I would like to use but I havent seen tank covers for those. Does anyone else use these? I have F350 so tongue weight isnt that much of a factor to me.
http://www.amazon.com/Propane-Cylind...ne+tank+covers
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Old 01-27-2015, 01:41 PM   #9
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40lb Propane Tanks

I installed 40lb tanks on my last TT. The cover was hard to find but I finally found one. The longer rod is another story. I could not find one so I purchased a round rod and cut it to length. I threaded the ends and it worked great. I now have a Windjammer so I can't do anything with this model but I would up grade if I could. I didn't have any problems having the 40s on the TT Frank
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Old 01-27-2015, 01:53 PM   #10
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Personally, I use two 20# tanks with a 3rd tank as a spare in the bed of the truck. More than once, when I was using our class B, I had to drive 30 to 40 miles one way to get the tank filled. On a Sunday, it can be almost impossible in some locations.

Now, with my 20# tanks, if I can't find a nearby place to fill them, I can always find someplace to swap them.

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