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Old 02-22-2019, 11:18 AM   #31
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just bought that exact tank for my propane furnace, hot water heater, range, and refrigerator... how do you like it? It's not cheap.. lol
I haven't purchased it yet, I'm waiting for restocking. What did you pay for yours? They are typically in $500+ range. Found some on eBay for $479 and that seller occasionally drops them to $449. But I just found that Walmart sells them for $349.95, but are out of stock at this time.
What model propane fridge are you using?
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Old 02-22-2019, 02:18 PM   #32
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Actually that **is** cheap, cheap as it gets unless you luck out on a once-off second-hand.

Try something American-made LOL

Just that everything looks pricey per-gallon compared to the BBQ bottles, and that's just because they're "subsidized" being the consumer mass market standard.
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:09 AM   #33
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I haven't purchased it yet, I'm waiting for restocking. What did you pay for yours? They are typically in $500+ range. Found some on eBay for $479 and that seller occasionally drops them to $449. But I just found that Walmart sells them for $349.95, but are out of stock at this time.
What model propane fridge are you using?
$489 on an online site.. I havnt installed it yet. I have a norcold 621x I believe is. Has to be hooked up propane AC and DC to even work... such a pain.
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Old 03-02-2019, 10:28 AM   #34
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I spent 30 years doing LP mobile installs in Vehicles, food carts and marine applications. Most home done installs I have seen are an accident waiting to happen. Suggest anyone do due diligence and do not skimp on installation.
Having a flex off the tank and vibration hangers are a must. Find an installer who will teach you to make proper flares and don't skimp on tooling or have them do it. Make your runs as short as possible and any tee's or connections accessible for regular inspections. An LP gas alarm is a must if you value your safety.
Remember Propane has a higher specific gravity so it will fall and collect wherever its leaking, Once you cross 15-17% by air you have boom in the making.
It pains me to see so many laissez-faire attitudes towards this subject.
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Old 03-02-2019, 10:47 AM   #35
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I spent 30 years doing LP mobile installs in Vehicles, food carts and marine applications. Most home done installs I have seen are an accident waiting to happen. Suggest anyone do due diligence and do not skimp on installation.
Having a flex off the tank and vibration hangers are a must. Find an installer who will teach you to make proper flares and don't skimp on tooling or have them do it. Make your runs as short as possible and any tee's or connections accessible for regular inspections. An LP gas alarm is a must if you value your safety.
Remember Propane has a higher specific gravity so it will fall and collect wherever its leaking, Once you cross 15-17% by air you have boom in the making.
It pains me to see so many laissez-faire attitudes towards this subject.
The truth has been spoken.

And remember just because you donít smell it doesnít mean it has gathered in an area. The smell is an additional that sometimes will go away.
All my LP is outside the bus. And it is minimal.
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Old 03-02-2019, 11:46 AM   #36
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+1 true dis

But just driving itself is a huge risk, do your best to work the odds in the direction of safety,

but don't let fear stop you completely either
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