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Old 03-23-2019, 03:09 PM   #1
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Propane Tank Cover

Anyone who has to reach underneath the propane cover to detach and reattach the tie down bungie knows how awkward that can be. Furthermore, I had the misfortune to lose the top of the cover in a wind storm.

My solution was to use a simple 1” tie down strap wrapped around a support underneath the tank. I used a length long enough so that I only have to loosen-off the strap and slip it over the side to remove the cover. Much easier and much faster. And I am not going to lose the top of the cover again.
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Old 03-23-2019, 03:34 PM   #2
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I followed the lead of someone on this forum and used cable ties to secure the top. Drill a pair of holes at each hinge point and thread in the cable tie. And, after messing with the bungie cord underneath I realized it wasn't needed and now leave it off.
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