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Old 05-27-2018, 12:58 PM   #1
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Check your PigTails!

I had something happen yesterday that completely surprised me. I have NEVER seen or heard of a Tank Pigtail hose coming off the barb. I have a 2016 Flagstaff with 2 30lb bottles. Walked by the camper yesterday afternoon, temp was 102 outside. I heard a hissing noise and thought maybe I had a tire go bad on my Truck. But the noise was coming from the front of the camper. Got close to the bottle cover and smelled propane. Needless to say I was shocked to see this. Lesson check your pigtails.
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Old 05-28-2018, 07:57 AM   #2
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Good you found it. Any mechanical device they can fail I have not seen this before either. When I replace the bottles I try to position them where there is no strain on the pigtails. thanks for the heads up

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Old 05-28-2018, 12:35 PM   #3
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Have never had one separate, but did just replace one that had a leak at that same connection.

I would hope that the free flow cut off would have kicked in to prevent any significant leak.
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