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Old 09-24-2014, 09:40 PM   #1
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Propane tank gauge

Can anyone recommend a gauge for my propane tank? I've heard lots of mixed reviews on some but would love to have some idea of when I'm running low before it's out.
I have a 195bh trailer so it only has one tank.
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Old 09-25-2014, 05:38 AM   #2
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I use one of those Laser temp guns that you point at something and it gives you the temp. if you pour a cup of hot water down the side of the tank and then just slowly go down the side of the tank with laser you should see a temp change where the propane is. I tried those little stick on indicators and never really trusted them. Also this kind of interests me but, since I don't use much propane not sure if it is worth the cost Fill level indicator Truma LevelCheck
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I have one of these Amazon.com : Original Grill Gauge : Grill Accessories : Patio, Lawn & Garden. They work well and are cheap. The only down side is you need to remove the tank from the holder. You can still leave it attached to the reg & hose if the pigtail is long enough.
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Can anyone recommend a gauge for my propane tank? I've heard lots of mixed reviews on some but would love to have some idea of when I'm running low before it's out.
I have a 195bh trailer so it only has one tank.

I have a really cheap gauge. Pour a cup of really hot water down the side of the tank, then run the back of your hand down the wet part of the tank. When you feel the temperature drop your hand is at the level of the propane inside.


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Old 09-25-2014, 01:29 PM   #5
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I purchased a hand held unit made by Truma. It is made in Germany and works on ultrasound. It works fantastic. It is a bit pricey ($75) but you get what you pay for. I found it in Trailer Life Magazine. You can view it at www.levelcheck.com. I have no financial interest or partnership in this company or product. I bought it and it works.

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