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Old 06-01-2013, 11:23 AM   #21
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Sure hope you don't stop at a station with another camper fueling because his frig is probably on.
People burning alive, yeah that's real funny. I'll take the advice on your sig.
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:27 AM   #22
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if I ever pull into a fueling station and smell so much gas that there could be an issue, I will move on and call 911. Could always up grade to a 3 way fridge(propane,120AC and 12DC).
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:34 AM   #23
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The last time I checked the (Elect.starter) on most engines was located (12-18in) above the ground and(6-8feet) from the fuel door(overflow-splashback)area. The starter produces Lots of arc (Diesel or Gas)! These are all real close to the (Pump Danger Zone). Unlike the Refer.located in the RVunit! Youroo!!
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:34 AM   #24
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:58 AM   #25
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Settle down boys......
Sorry f1100, I've seen and smelled the results of people not respecting the gasoline and propane we use every day. If anyone on this forum doesn't want to use common sense I have no problem with it but when you're putting other innocent people at risk, then we have a problem. That's all I'm saying and I hope I've made my point to those that needed something to think about.
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:17 PM   #26
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Sorry f1100, I've seen and smelled the results of people not respecting the gasoline and propane we use every day. If anyone on this forum doesn't want to use common sense I have no problem with it but when you're putting other innocent people at risk, then we have a problem. That's all I'm saying and I hope I've made my point to those that needed something to think about.
Just for the record, how many rv's have you seen on fire at a gas station? Not that it really matters, but as I posted before, if it were a real problem, we would see it on the national news everyday or two and in my 73 yrs, I've never seen or even heard of a single incident.
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:17 PM   #27
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If anyone on this forum doesn't want to use common sense I have no problem with it but ...
Ok Crabby. Most of us have said in this and other threads that we run with our propane on. We have lots of common sense, and part of that is looking at the evidence. There doesn't seem to be any indicating this is a problem. If you would care to point out some real news reports of fires at filling stations caused by RV appliances, you might change out minds. Your posts aren't having that effect otherwise.
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:25 PM   #28
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ok crabby. Most of us have said in this and other threads that we run with our propane on. We have lots of common sense, and part of that is looking at the evidence. There doesn't seem to be any indicating this is a problem. If you would care to point out some real news reports of fires at filling stations caused by rv appliances, you might change out minds. Your posts aren't having that effect otherwise.
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:28 PM   #29
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Gas and propane need to be respected but not feared. If that was the case why take the risk of putting your family out on the highway anyway? Odds are far more greater that your going to die in an accident driving to or from your destination. My refer is 7 feet away from my gas fill and have never once considered turning it off. I've spent my life on the farm and in the shop and understand what you can and can't do around the fuels. Just welded a bracket to an old tractor yesterday that was 3 inches away from a leak in the gas tank, Me and the tractor are both still here. I guess I just don't live my life thinking of every worse case scenario, wouldn't be much of a life.
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:36 PM   #30
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:59 PM   #31
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My refer is about 18-22 feet away from my fuel tanks !! and it's diesel .
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Old 06-01-2013, 04:54 PM   #32
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I give up.
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Old 06-01-2013, 04:59 PM   #33
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I give up.
We're still waiting on the objective evidence of what you are stating as gospel.

We've shown ours by the fact that there is nothing on the news about exploding rvs at gas stations.
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:08 PM   #34
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Get a life bro, you're on ignore. Remember your sig?
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:12 PM   #35
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My response to all this is - WHY TAKE THE CHANCE !!!!! SHUT IT OFF!!!!

Only takes one to make those headlines you are looking for.....
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:21 PM   #36
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My response to all this is - WHY TAKE THE CHANCE !!!!! SHUT IT OFF!!!!

Only takes one to make those headlines you are looking for.....
You and crabby can do your thing and the rest of us will do our thing and the world will keep on spinning! Have fun camping!
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:32 PM   #37
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My response to all this is - WHY TAKE THE CHANCE !!!!! SHUT IT OFF!!!!

Only takes one to make those headlines you are looking for.....
The only point I was trying to make. You the man!
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:38 PM   #38
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No.... You da man.... See you out there.... I'll be the guy turning off my frig before refueling...
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:41 PM   #39
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My response to all this is - WHY TAKE THE CHANCE !!!!! SHUT IT OFF!!!!
I'll be happy to tell you why. I have no electric at my RV storage place. I cannot put my RV in my driveway and leaving it in the street in front overnight isn't an option for two reasons.

The only way I'm going to have a cold fridge when I get toy destination is to drive with it on.
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:51 PM   #40
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Don't see what that has to do with turning frig off for the few mins it take to fuel up....

This thread us wearing me out.... Lets just all agree to do what ever the H we want to do.... (even though some of you will be doing the wrong thing - HA!!!)
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