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Old 06-15-2017, 04:09 PM   #1
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A tradition has fallen....

I got both my propane tanks refilled today, 4.5g in one and 2.0g in the other. Cost was $16. So I'm refilled and ready for New Brunswick and points north. It was interesting, the platform needed repainting. I also added some rubber to the tank bottoms for rust prevention and set the tanks straight in the holder.
So this one maybe a keeper, my first trailer where both propane tanks have been refilled since taking ownership. I'm thinking of installing a wood floor now after seeing all the nice custom floors coming out from Escape recently.
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Old 06-15-2017, 04:31 PM   #2
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A FIRST, an absolute first for Jim. Refilling tanks, rather than buying a new, custom ETI build There's always next year Jim.... wonder what new ETI build may be on the horizon
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Old 06-15-2017, 06:38 PM   #3
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... I also added some rubber to the tank bottoms for rust prevention and set the tanks straight in the holder....
Jim, if you don't mind me asking, what rubber feet did you get for your tanks and from where? Dale
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Could cut out a cheap dish mat from anywhere.
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A partial refill doesn't count.
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Old 06-15-2017, 08:08 PM   #6
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Jim, if you don't mind me asking, what rubber feet did you get for your tanks and from where? Dale
I took an old rubber hose, cut into 1" sections, 3 for each tank, slit down the middle and slipped them on.
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A partial refill doesn't count.
Well I'm not going to run out both tanks.
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Sooner or later you might. I've done it, as have others.
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Old 06-15-2017, 08:43 PM   #10
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Could cut out a cheap dish mat from anywhere.
I want something that will let the base ring of the tanks "breath" so moisture under the tanks will evaporate rather than linger and induce rust. I think a dish mat would still tend to trap moisture, perhaps even more, and hasten rusting.
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