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Old 12-26-2016, 10:31 AM   #1
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LPG bluetooth Tank Check

Anyone use these yet? Looking for feedback on them. So far only a few positive comments and one on the rubber spacers for the tank bottom being negative. Would like to hear more as this is the ONLY thing missed on the class A.

https://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/...it-monitor.htm
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Old 12-27-2016, 12:09 AM   #2
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Anyone use these yet? Looking for feedback on them. So far only a few positive comments and one on the rubber spacers for the tank bottom being negative. Would like to hear more as this is the ONLY thing missed on the class A.

https://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/...it-monitor.htm
haven't used that product, but do have the Truma LevelCheck and can say it is very accurate and easy to use, ...... we don't use or carry propane on the TT, but do use it at home w/our gas logs fireplace and the Truma LevelCheck gauge is a worthwhile accessory to have .......

Fill level indicator Truma LevelCheck

https://shop.truma.net/retail/catalo...ma-level-check

http://www.gadgetreview.com/traumas-...-bbqing-easier
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Just pour hot water on the side of the tank. No need for fancy gizmos.
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Anyone use these yet? Looking for feedback on them. So far only a few positive comments and one on the rubber spacers for the tank bottom being negative. Would like to hear more as this is the ONLY thing missed on the class A.

https://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/...it-monitor.htm

I'll have to look at this some more, the older I get the more I forget. I have been known to run out of propane. I carry a extra twenty pounder, sometimes two


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Ran into a fellow at cg in Brunswick, GA that had installed the system. Gave me a demo look like it works well. Thinking about buying the system. Had the app installed on phone. Later RJD
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Old 12-27-2016, 10:42 AM   #6
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Just pour hot water on the side of the tank. No need for fancy gizmos.
That is OK for a TT with tanks sitting outside on a tray. With a 5er the 30# tanks are inside a cabinet on the outside but the floor continues inside.
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Old 12-27-2016, 10:48 AM   #7
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haven't used that product, but do have the Truma LevelCheck and can say it is very accurate and easy to use, ...... we don't use or carry propane on the TT, but do use it at home w/our gas logs fireplace and the Truma LevelCheck gauge is a worthwhile accessory to have .......

Fill level indicator Truma LevelCheck

https://shop.truma.net/retail/catalo...ma-level-check

Truma's Propane Tank LevelCheck Will Make BBQing Easier

For an extra $18 the new technology is so much more convenient. Don't even need to be near the tanks.... if it works as well.
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Old 12-27-2016, 11:04 AM   #8
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Anyone use these yet? Looking for feedback on them. So far only a few positive comments and one on the rubber spacers for the tank bottom being negative. Would like to hear more as this is the ONLY thing missed on the class A.

https://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/...it-monitor.htm
I have used these for a month now and think they will help a lot. Are they worth the price? It depends on how much of a hassle it is to check the tank levels on a given rig.

On our Eagle TT, the 30# tanks are behind a removable body panel and is a hassle to keep removing it to check levels. I bought the two sensors without the monitor and just use my phone to check levels every few days. Don't know if the monitor would be worth the extra cost.

I agree with the issues with the rubber feet. They tend to fall off when I remove a tank and I am already seeing where the bottom rim on the tank is cutting them in two. Will probably take the advice of another and cut a piece of plywood to fit in the tray with two holes cut in for the bottom of the tanks to sit so I can just dispose of the rubber feet.

Two improvements I can think of would be to make the sensors thin enough that the rubber feet or plywood solution wasn't necessary, and configure the phone app to check levels at a preset time (say every day or two) and have it push a notification to the phone if tank switch occurred or a tank appears to be empty.
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For an extra $18 the new technology is so much more convenient. Don't even need to be near the tanks.... if it works as well.
Using the phone app via Bluetooth, I can read the tank levels about 20-25' away inside the trailer and about 30' outside. That may diminish over time as batteries start to run down in the sensors.
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Oh my... Yet another gadget. To each their own. I can definitely see this if checking the tanks are tough to get to or you have health issues. I have an auto changeover and with 2 30 LB bottles in over 10 plus years I've never ran out.
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