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Old 10-24-2008, 07:40 PM   #1
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120 gallon prpane tank

we are set for winter and maybe spring
I finally got fed up with running up to get the 30# bottles filled, so since we are home bound for at least a year i figured it was time to get a bigger bottle
the rubber vapor line is on order but for now we are set for cold and power loss.

i put in a TEE at the main line that crosses under the rv.
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Old 10-24-2008, 09:36 PM   #2
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well that does solve the old 'empty tank again' problem. I have two of those hooked up behind our house to fuel the propane space heater we use in the winter. A buddy tried to talk me into setting up 100#ers instead because you can save money taking the tanks in to get them filled, but I said the heck with that idea.
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Old 10-24-2008, 09:51 PM   #4
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well that does solve the old 'empty tank again' problem. I have two of those hooked up behind our house to fuel the propane space heater we use in the winter. A buddy tried to talk me into setting up 100#ers instead because you can save money taking the tanks in to get them filled, but I said the heck with that idea.
we had thought about the 100's but like you HECK no i aint carrying em full, no way
i bought the tank outright and had it filled for 2.50 a gallon
now i can shop around for the next fill,
the guys that put this one is do not charge a delivery fee to refill the bigger tank
hopefully we make it through the winter.....
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you had to buy the tank? Here, they supply the tanks and replace them whenever you ask them to. I had to buy the concrete pads to set them on.
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Old 10-25-2008, 01:10 PM   #6
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you had to buy the tank? Here, they supply the tanks and replace them whenever you ask them to. I had to buy the concrete pads to set them on.
they let you RENT them for anywheres from 72 to 100 per year
tank is rated for 20 years, and its warranted for 10.
the tank i purchased runs 100 a year rent, so it was easy to justify the outlay
they installed it for free, no delivery or setup fees
this i negotiated between three companies in our area, i went to all three got the best rates, then let em bargain on who would do what and how much
all agread to meet the lower price for fuel
last friday it was 2.70 , by the time i settled i had em down to 2.50, with a gaurantee of no increase for 2 years and ... a lowest price when it falls.

some wanted 100 plus to set up and deliver, i wanted to keep my $$ local so they bargained for the best deal.

so far i am pleased, just have to get a rubber hose vice the copper line for a more convienent disconnect.
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Yeah I agree a rubber line is in order but that's still a nice setup for a full-time parking spot.

I've been thinking about adding a "slave" valve at a T that's already in the gas pipe under my trailer to run to a gas grill so I wouldn't have to bring an extra tank or those little bottles camping. I want a quick disconnect style valve and a long rubber hose for grill connection. Ideas on where to find such items?
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Yeah I agree a rubber line is in order but that's still a nice setup for a full-time parking spot.

I've been thinking about adding a "slave" valve at a T that's already in the gas pipe under my trailer to run to a gas grill so I would have to bring an extra tank or those little bottles camping. I want a quick disconnect style valve and a long rubber hose for grill connection. Ideas on where to find such items?
my RVQII came with a traler connector FEMALE and a nice line with a male and female end that connected to my grill and a shut off valve.
I know i have seen em at West marine and camping world
west marines online cataloge has a HUGE selction... and they are all round Big D
its a 1/4" line
www.westmarine.com

http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs...&storeId=10001

http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs...5&classNum=668
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