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Old 02-25-2015, 09:25 PM   #21
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The valve in the pigtail is apparently a common problem.
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Old 02-27-2015, 02:11 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by ssyrett View Post
Pryner-I believe what you describe as a manual changeover is actually an auto with the green/red indicators. You point to the tank you pick as primary and it stays green until the gas runs out and it auto changes to the other tank and stays red to let you know the primary is empty.
I am going to try a new auto changeover. Found a Camco one on Amazon for $28
its good that you pointed this out. ive been monitoring this thread for a while now. the switch really just works the indicator. you can choose the tank with the switch if both are on and have propane , but, once one tank empties, the reg will flow from the other tank. these come from the sixties when there were more pilots and it was a 20 minute ordeal to relight everything. supposedly once the switch is rotated to the reserve tank, you can pull the primary tank off and refill with no leaks. but, i have found that propane now leaks through most new regs and their primary purpose has been thwarted...
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Old 03-03-2015, 04:12 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by youroo View Post
Correct answer,even though our switchover valve is auto I only turn on (1) tank at a time. I do NOT want to run Totally out of propane. I know we always have a Full (30#) this way! Youroo!!
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