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Old 05-19-2012, 08:45 AM   #11
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We got it going! The propane hose is short but once I set it one the ground I heard it click and it worked!

Thanks for the help! We almost have it all figured out. The first trip with a new camper is always a learning curve.
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Old 05-19-2012, 09:31 AM   #12
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Welcome aboard CanadianMaple. Enjoy the new trailer. You'll find lots of great advice here.
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Old 05-19-2012, 10:51 AM   #13
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Thanks! Just a quick update. Went to start it for lunch and it didn't work again. We fussed with it until we realized it only works when the hose isn't fully pulled out. It was kinking and no propane was getting through. It's working on the ground now, hopefully the next time we can attach it to the side without kinking the hose.
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:36 AM   #14
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Just get a hose extension kit @ Camper World or you might find one @ Lowes or HD. Take your hose with you to make sure it fits.
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Old 05-21-2012, 02:59 PM   #15
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Looks like the same grill that my A124 has. I was thinking of buying a 1/4 inch street 90* brass fitting. I would install it between the female part of the coupler and the rubber hose. This would eliminate the big droop and increase the hose length with out changing of spending much money. It should still fit in the storage hole as well.
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Old 05-28-2012, 12:55 PM   #16
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HI Guys
I have the same unit as you have and had nothing but trouble with the grill last summer. Solution seems to be to slowly open the valve on the propane tank until you hear the whoosh sound. Seems when I opened the valve totally it triggered the overflow protection and shut down the propane line. In fact this May I opened the valve a half crank before we left on our trip and got the porpane flowing. By the time we arrived at our site (4 hours away) the grill fired right up.

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Old 05-29-2012, 04:14 PM   #17
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Thank you for your help. We're getting out again in two more weeks and will see if we figured out it's quirks.
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I will add my 2 cents worth, if you don't mind. We have a 2012 Flagstaff Microlite. We are having overall propane issues: oven, outside grill, furnace, etc. I tapped the lp regulator with a closed pocket knife and the problem went away. I am taking the tt to the dealer tomorrow for this and some other issues. I thought this might add some interest to the thread.
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I will add my 2 cents worth, if you don't mind. We have a 2012 Flagstaff Microlite. We are having overall propane issues: oven, outside grill, furnace, etc. I tapped the lp regulator with a closed pocket knife and the problem went away. I am taking the tt to the dealer tomorrow for this and some other issues. I thought this might add some interest to the thread.
depending on how far your dealer is - if you know it is the regulator - camping world has them for like $60 - which is cheaper then the gas and time driving to the dealer and waiting for them to fix.

It could also be a pigtail - I had an issue where it would hiss when the propane was on and sometime sputter out the flame but once I switch the valve it worked fine so replaced a pigtail and havent had an issue since
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We're on our first trip with the brand new trailer. We have lots of meat to BBQ and we can figure out how to get it to work! We hooked it to the outside, pulled out the propane hose and connected it to the grill. Next to the flame adjuster/ igniter, we turned the valve on.

I don't hear any propane coming out and nothing is happening. Am I missing something? The inside cooktop and furnace get propane.

I just figured out that our fridge needed a switch flicked, does this propane need anything? I don't want to fry my burgers and steak...
Just my 2 cents...

After I noticed that the short hose made it hard to cook away from the camper and getting tired of hearing the smoke alarm go off constantly and the possibility of the heat generated by the grill causing problems to the camper canvas and shell, I decided to just buy a tripod grill.

Sure I could of got an extension cord...but look at the room I saved in my popup by removing the grill and storing the tripod which easily collapses. I also save a ton of propane by not using it for cooking. Instead I use firewood I buy anyway for the heat. Sometimes I'll also get a small bag of charcoal to keep the heat going for longer. Either way works for me. If you're looking for more space anyway, you may want to dump the BBQ grill and go for the tripod.
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