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Old 08-19-2013, 12:33 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by BandJCarm View Post
Where I live, the local refill places charge more to refill an existing 20 lb tank than Lowe's charges to replace it for $17.99. Refill places are all over $21.00........

Go figure.
In some parts of the country, they are indeed all over, There are other areas where they almost don't exist. In some places, the local ordinances make it prohibitively expensive to open a propane filling station. I mentioned to the owner of one in Naples Florida how lucky he was not to have any competition. He responded that he wanted to move to a new location, half a mile away, but the permitting process would cost him $20,000.

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Old 08-19-2013, 02:02 PM   #12
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Remember if you change from 20 to 30 the slide out rack may not support the added weight of 30 lb bottles They may be to tall for excess door

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Old 08-19-2013, 09:00 PM   #13
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Thanks everyone for the good points of staying with the 20lb. tanks!


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