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Old 02-07-2011, 03:55 AM   #1
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Anyone added a propane dryer?

My Sandpiper F37sp is only 30amp so I don't think I should overload it with an electric dryer, so I'm thinking about a used Kenmore natural gas then get the LP conversion kit.

Has anyone ever dealt with converting a NG drier to LP? Any tips on what to look for or to avoid?
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Old 02-07-2011, 07:23 AM   #2
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If you are buying the dryer brand new you can select which way you want it set up for. It is just a matter of changing the orifice. If your going with something that's already set up for NG you can get the propane orifice from an appliance repair shop.
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:20 AM   #3
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id think that would kill your propane tank in one dry cycle lol
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:50 AM   #4
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I converted my home dryer to propane. The kit consisted of an orifice and a replacement cap on the regulator located inside the dryer. The cap had a rod in it that forced the reg into a bypass condition.
Usage...on a large home drier, we got 5 loads from a bottle that is 2/3 the size of the one on an RV.
I've thought abt doing it in my trailer but went with the slow all in one. I have 50amp and even thought going with a 220 dryer but not every campground has 50 amp.
I would think u would get 15 or more loads out of the small dryer from a 40# bottle.
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