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Old 04-27-2016, 12:38 AM   #41
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... put male QC fittings on the Weber and the Camp Chef so the QC hoses can detach and store separately.
How did you get from the Camp Chef flare fitting to the QC fittings? I am having trouble locating an appropriate fitting. Also, did you add an elbow at the stove?

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Old 04-27-2016, 01:09 AM   #42
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I bought 2 of these Robot Check

On the Webber Q when I unscrewed the regulator the 1/4 inch QC above screwed into the fitting on the grill. On the Ranger ii I bought a female 3/8 to 1/4 reducer at Home Depot and then screwed the QC connector into that and onto the stove. I didn't have any need for an elbow, but one could be added if desired.
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How did you get from the Camp Chef flare fitting to the QC fittings? I am having trouble locating an appropriate fitting. Also, did you add an elbow at the stove?

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I bought the flare to pipe thread fittings needed at Lowe's. The only reason I put an elbow on (see photo in my previous post) was the Ranger II would not fit in the plastic tote I wanted to store it in if the QD male fitting projected straight out. It fits in with about 1/16-inch (a few mm) clearance with the elbow.
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How did you get from the Camp Chef flare fitting to the QC fittings? I am having trouble locating an appropriate fitting. Also, did you add an elbow at the stove?

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The following quotes were my description of fittings for my Porta-Chef grill, and Jim Bennett's setup for his Spitfire grill, both of which have the same 3/8" male flare fitting on the appliance:
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A while Jim showed us low-pressure plumbing for his Spitfire grill.
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Some of us have Porta Chef grills that can be converted (without replacing the control).

As I noted earlier...

From local suppliers I ended up with a three-piece adapter assembly on the grill, too, but with different parts. Here are the parts - the 1/4" pipe thread joint is already screwed together (suppliers of these fittings often do this at no charge, and do it well). The part on the left has a female 3/8" SAE flare socket on each side.


Before modification, the hose comes off the back of the control, and ends in a regulator intended to be screwed into a tank valve... but I use it on the end of a high-pressure hose from the RV's propane tank.



I took off the hose (easy - it's a SAE flare just like Jim's Spitfire and many others) and screwed on the adapters (again easy - no more pipe threads, just two flare connections).



The hose gets the connector with valve and a couple of adapters. I included the elbow so that the hose hangs down instead of being forced to bend.




Of course, if I end up with a low-pressure supply from a trailer, I can just use a low-pressure quick-connect extension hose to connect the trailer's port to the grill (the hose with regulator would not be needed).
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Robert et al, here are a couple shots I took today of my connections to the BBQ. A lot of it would have to do with what you have on the end of the hose.

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for a very limited time - the Ranger 2 stove is on sale for $80 at amazon. New, from amazon directly.

it is usually $95.

https://www.amazon.com/Ranger-II-Bli.../dp/B004LWIAPA



act NOW if you want this. I bet the price lasts less than 24 hours.
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Best camp stove ever had. Great price. I got an open box last year for $75 and this is new inventory, wow.
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for a very limited time - the Ranger 2 stove is on sale for $80 at amazon. New, from amazon directly.

it is usually $95.

https://www.amazon.com/Ranger-II-Bli.../dp/B004LWIAPA



act NOW if you want this. I bet the price lasts less than 24 hours.
Ordered - thanks for posting the link!
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Ordered - thanks for posting the link!
you are very welcome

price is still $79.49 today - Oct 5, 2016 on amazon

I used a web browser plugin called CamelCamelCamel to watch the price for me, and then to email me when it dropped below $85. (as I was not in a rush to get one)

Free, and seems to work well. A smart relative suggested it to me, and it is cool.

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Hey, thanks a ton for alerting us to this great price. I've had my eye on this stove for a long time -- now I'll have one in a few days. The old Coleman finally gets handed off to a niece. Yippee!
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Hi all

I have read this whole thread, twice, and my pea brain has a hard time understanding everything . never used fancy propane stuff such as all this.

We will have the extra propane outlet on the 2017 21 (we get it early 2017)

I will buy the propane Y that Greg A suggests.
Propane Quick Connect Y Adapter - RV Fitting - propanegear

I have on order the Camp Chef Ranger II Table Top Stove.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004LWIAPA/

I also own the big Camco Campfire In A Can (great for CA drought)
https://www.amazon.com/Camco-58035-C.../dp/B00G258GPI

I understand that Escape will provide us with ONE low pressure 12 hose (?)

Im trying to figure out what exactly Ill need to order from Amazon to make all this work.

Will I need to buy TWO of these? (one for stove, one for Campfire in Can - ?)

Camco 59903 Propane Quick-Connect Fitting - 1/4" NPT x Full Flow Male Plug
https://www.amazon.com/Camco-59903-P.../dp/B007HG7WUQ

and should I buy ONE of these Camco 10 Quick Connect hoses?
https://www.amazon.com/Camco-57282-P...dp/B00CPYC9BC/

and then is that all I need?

and. bonus question - - if I want the Campfire in a can more than 10 or 12 from trailer - can i safely put 2 quick connect hoses together to get 20?

and. do i need to remove any regulators anywhere?

thanks. :-)

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