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Old 03-30-2016, 01:25 PM   #11
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$167.50 - $33.00 = $134.50. You can buy a lot of propane (or other things) for that amount of money!

The gas gauge one is $48.50: https://jet.com/product/detail/dbe43...FZE0aQodVUIB5Q

$167.50 - $48.50 = $119.00. You can still buy a lot of propane.

Unless you're really pushing your tongue weight or you REALLY need to see the exact level in your tank, the Viking cylinders seem pretty cost-prohibitive to me.
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Old 03-30-2016, 04:38 PM   #12
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The gauge one I got from Sam's was only $29 and the weight of it empty wasn't more than 10 lbs and still is no more than the originals weight.
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Old 03-30-2016, 05:22 PM   #13
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The gauge one I got from Sam's was only $29 and the weight of it empty wasn't more than 10 lbs and still is no more than the originals weight.
I think I paid even less than that, it wasn't but a few dollars more than a regular 20 pounder.
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Old 03-30-2016, 05:30 PM   #14
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Propane Tank upgrade

I had the dealer include a pair when we bought our trailer.
The part about them not exploding was a good selling point for me.

Oh, it was $299 for the pair, plus the special rack for them to ride on the tongue.

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I had the dealer include a pair when we bought our trailer.
The part about them not exploding was a good selling point for me.

Oh, it was $299 for the pair, plus the special rack for them to ride on the tongue.

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I forgot about the additional safety feature.
Yes they are more expensive.
I figure the cost difference can aways be offset by carrying a cheaper widget or ....?
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I had the dealer include a pair when we bought our trailer.
The part about them not exploding was a good selling point for me.

Oh, it was $299 for the pair, plus the special rack for them to ride on the tongue.

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What is the expected duration of life for these?


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Old 03-30-2016, 07:35 PM   #17
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15 years, according to Viking's website.



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Old 03-30-2016, 07:58 PM   #18
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Check on the web. I like more capacity with less weight and the ability to see what is inside.
Don't let anyone know you got them though, some folks think their evil.
What does this mean?
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In previous discussions some folks views, regarding new composite propane tanks, we're incredibly negative.
Sorry if I offended anyone.
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In previous discussions some folks views, regarding new composite propane tanks, we're incredibly negative.
Sorry if I offended anyone.
Thanks, I had missed other discussions concerning composites and was confused.
Any application of technology that deviates from the norm is going to attract it's naysayers.

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