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Old 03-04-2012, 09:56 PM   #21
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Would you rather that? I know what you saw and they are using 20# bottles... Do you think that would be acceptable ? Thanks I appreciate the thoughts.

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Don't know for sure. It did look really sleek. The unit I looked at had 3 20lb bottles. Maybe the extra refilling would be a downer,but I\m sure it can be done with 30 lb bottles.
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Old 03-04-2012, 10:06 PM   #22
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I'll look into it. Thanks or the feedback!
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Old 03-04-2012, 10:31 PM   #23
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Old 03-05-2012, 12:54 AM   #24
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Don't know for sure. It did look really sleek. The unit I looked at had 3 20lb bottles. Maybe the extra refilling would be a downer,but I\m sure it can be done with 30 lb bottles.
I've seen this before with 3 20 pound bottles. Their selling point is that your able to go to any exchange station and swap out the "BBQ style" tanks at such places as Home Depot and such.

NO thanks, I will keep my 30 lbers.

I have also seen as an option to have an onboard fixed tank which would require you to have the camper at the filling station since the tank is not removable.
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You think the door is small you should see the doors on my windjammer. They are about 2/3 the height of the 30# tanks. I have to tip the tank and pull it through the door. I only hurt the knuckles once. It is a PITA but I prefer the 30# tanks over the 20# that came with the unit. My dealer swapped out the 2 20# for 2 30# at no charge.
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:00 AM   #26
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Don't know for sure. It did look really sleek. The unit I looked at had 3 20lb bottles. Maybe the extra refilling would be a downer,but I\m sure it can be done with 30 lb bottles.
Three 20# bottles? How was that configured, two bottles on one side and one on the other?
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:19 AM   #27
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A couple of years ago we were at a RV show and saw a propane tank on a slideout tray. I donít remember what brand fifth wheel it was, but it was a high end unit. I remember thinking at the time how nice it would be to have that feature.

A full 30# propane bottle weighs about 55 pounds and at my age, with my back, I donít relish with task of getting a full bottle back into its cubbyhole.

Maybe Wildcat could offer an optional package with propane slideouts and a battery cutoff switch and call it the Crabby Old Man and Bad Back option. Iím not proud, Iíd order it.
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:37 AM   #28
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Three 20# bottles? How was that configured, two bottles on one side and one on the other?

Didn't take you long to figure that one out. Did you do it by yourself.
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Maybe Wildcat could offer an optional package with propane slideouts and a battery cutoff switch and call it the Crabby Old Man and Bad Back option. Iím not proud, Iíd order it.
I like this! I'm calling corporate today (as soon as I'm in a better mood and my back stops aching...).
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I like this! I'm calling corporate today (as soon as I'm in a better mood and my back stops aching...).
This could spawn a whole new list of optional packages:
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