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Old 05-14-2019, 09:32 AM   #1
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Suggestions - 50lb propane tank

Hi All,

The previous owner of my bus placed the tank on the inside. rear-right corner of the bus.

Was wondering if this was safe if paired with a monoxide detector.

Any suggestions? Is this safe?
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:33 AM   #2
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Hi All,

The previous owner of my bus placed the tank on the inside. rear-right corner of the bus.

Was wondering if this was safe if paired with a monoxide detector.

Any suggestions? Is this safe?


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Old 05-14-2019, 09:54 AM   #3
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OK, to the drawing board!

Any other input or recommendations appreciated on mounting hardware and/or tanks. I have not measured diameter yet as its planted in another town at the moment.

Plans are to run a stove, heater(rarely), maybe a fridge, and lastly a propane shower meant for outdoor use that I plan on setting up so the shower vents out the window.
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Propane tanks need to be outside of the living area and in a vented enclosure.

Inside the bus you need a propane detector and a CO monitor.
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Propane tanks need to be outside of the living area and in a vented enclosure.

Inside the bus you need a propane detector and a CO monitor.
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Old 05-14-2019, 01:10 PM   #6
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Yes better underneath outside.

But you can just fully enclose the bottle

so its space is airtight wrt the living space, and vented out the bottom to the outside.
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With that many gas appliances I would put a large tank in underneath. I have a 29.3 gallon tank for sale here, brand new. I mounted it under the right rear corner of the bus. I don't know where you are or what bus you have to know if I can help. Go to the UserCP and fill out your profile so we can better assist you.
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Old 05-14-2019, 02:06 PM   #9
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All your propane answers are here. NFPA 1192. Read free online.

https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-stand...tail?code=1192
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Old 05-14-2019, 07:13 PM   #10
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With that many gas appliances I would put a large tank in underneath. I have a 29.3 gallon tank for sale here, brand new. I mounted it under the right rear corner of the bus. I don't know where you are or what bus you have to know if I can help. Go to the UserCP and fill out your profile so we can better assist you.
Bus is gonna be sitting in Beckley, WVA in about 3 weeks or so.
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