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Old 11-01-2015, 09:16 PM   #91
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Maybe you got a bus with a built in rollover switch built into the heaters but I kind
of doubt it. It may be that the fan grounds through the body of the heater and
since you turned it 90 Degrees you may have rolled it up onto insulating paint and
lost your ground. Check the positive and ground at the heater.
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Old 11-02-2015, 05:42 AM   #92
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I will check these things, thanks guys.
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Old 11-20-2015, 06:43 PM   #93
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Horizontal or vertical propane tanks

Ready to start Propane installation trying to decide whether to go with a 11.2 gallon horizontal or a couple of 20#'s?
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Old 11-20-2015, 07:11 PM   #94
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I like my 20#'ers...
But that's cause I already have them.
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Old 11-22-2015, 12:05 PM   #95
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I'm doing Both.

Bulk tank mounted underneath the bus so I can buy in bulk at bulk prices.

And a few 20 pounders for convenience and versatility.

Filling the bulk tank can be as cheap as 1\4 the cost per liter as filling the 20 pound tanks. 20 pound tanks are the most expensive way to buy propane.

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Old 11-22-2015, 12:56 PM   #96
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I totally agree with Nat. A bulk tank saves a bundle of doigh...but you do have to drive your rig somewhere to fill it. That's where a couple of 20# swappers come in handy.
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Old 11-22-2015, 11:51 PM   #97
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I'm doing Both.

Bulk tank mounted underneath the bus so I can buy in bulk at bulk prices.

And a few 20 pounders for convenience and versatility.

Filling the bulk tank can be as cheap as 1\4 the cost per liter as filling the 20 pound tanks. 20 pound tanks are the most expensive way to buy propane.

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Those stupid 1# green coleman bottles are the MOST expensive way to buy propane, damn rip off those little things are. I know in some states/counties/cities/roads you are limited to how many 20#ers you are legally allowed to carry. I have no clue about the rules in the great white north. If you have the space yeah a mountable RV tank and 2 20#tanks (one always full) is the most versatile robust system.
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Old 12-22-2015, 08:52 AM   #98
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12v wiring

12v wiring question: a lot of the 12v devices have a single hot wire to them then they're grounded to the frame, my distribution panel has a ground bar, is there any benefit in grounding to the ground bar in the panel vs. grounding to the frame?
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Old 12-22-2015, 09:50 AM   #99
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12v wiring question: a lot of the 12v devices have a single hot wire to them then they're grounded to the frame, my distribution panel has a ground bar, is there any benefit in grounding to the ground bar in the panel vs. grounding to the frame?
Take it right to the frame for anything 12v.
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Old 12-22-2015, 11:42 AM   #100
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The ground bar in your distribution panel should be going to the frame of the bus.

Anything that is 12-VDC should be grounding to the frame of the bus as well.

In other words, a ground lead attached to the bus frame 30' from the distribution panel ground bar is attached to the ground bar as well.
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