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Old 05-13-2021, 06:57 PM   #1
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Propane Accessories

Hello All. We have a new to us 2014 FR Sunseeker 2500. It has an access connection to the propane tank for propane accessories (like a grill) via a quick connect hose. We purchased a propane fire pit and wanted to run it from the on-board propane tank via the access connection. The fire pit has a connection that will fit a traditional, portable propane tank but it does not match up to the quick connect hose that came with our rig. So, I am thinking some type of adapter will make these 2 fit or even a new hose, but my quick search of Amazon is not yielding any results that make sense to me (had to add those last few words!) Any one else have a similar issue? Solutions? Any help is appreciated with sourcing options, if possible. Pics uploaded sideways but I think you can still get the idea.
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Old 05-13-2021, 10:06 PM   #2
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That looks like a regulator hose that is supposed to be screwed on to a tank and then has a quick connect end (the end you have hooked to your rig). You need to take your fire pit and hose down to a propane supplier and they can get you the correct quick connect hose that will plug into your rig and connect to the fire pit.
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Old 05-13-2021, 10:11 PM   #3
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What you may find out, is that with these propane quick connects, is that they are for low pressure propane grills and such. The propane pressure has been regulated by a built in regulator in the RV before going to the quick connect.

When you try to connect a propane grill (or similar) that has it's own pressure regulator, then it will not function correct as it is being double-regulated (by the RV's regulator and it's own regulator). We have many threads on this. I see a regulator on the fire pit hose.

This link may help explain it:
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Old 05-14-2021, 12:49 AM   #4
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This may help...
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Old 05-14-2021, 10:52 AM   #5
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I removed the pit end of the hose from mine (the regulator end was crimped) and put a quick connect on the end of another hose (I think I already had that hose). The forum discussion referred to above refers to this; works great. Just use some water/soap in a spray bottle to check for leaks on your fittings, and make sure your fittings are the right ones to match up. I think you can get everything you need on Amazon. Be aware that Menards carries a Buddy Heater quick connect that looks like the one that is on your RV but is not the same.
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Old 05-14-2021, 11:35 AM   #6
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Modified ours with a female flare swivel union and flare to FPT and inserted a male QD connector for use on the low pressure system with CAMCO 57282 propane hoses.
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Old 05-14-2021, 12:18 PM   #7
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I bought one of these for our Blackstone.

That hose is also available alone and you can change the fitting on your Fire Pit with this:

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