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Old 11-17-2008, 07:20 PM   #1
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Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

Is it possible to get a propane hookup on the exterior somewhere? Something one could use for the BBQ, an outside stove, a lamp, or any other propane device. This would save having to tote around an extra propane bottle as well. I have built my own, making a T out of parts from a propane store that I installed between one bottle and the line to the trailer, but with a cover it is a bit of a pain, and you always have to have propane in the one hooked to. I have seen it offered by others and though it would be a great idea.
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Old 11-17-2008, 07:41 PM   #2
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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

I concur. Maybe Reace has some ideas.
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Old 11-17-2008, 09:27 PM   #3
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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

Yes....we will be offering a propane quick connect on all new units.

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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

Great to hear Reace.
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Old 11-17-2008, 10:09 PM   #5
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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler


Reace,

What's a retro-fit take? and about how much $$$?

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Old 11-21-2008, 09:34 PM   #6
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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

There are two locations.....either near the front awning arm or near the rear awning arm. Your choice....$75.00 and can be added to all units.

Just an update....propane quick coupler will only be mounted near the front awning arm.

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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler


You'll have to explain that to me next time I'm out there. I would have thought this coupler would be at the tanks, not easily placed all the way back at the rear awning arm, or front. I've been using a 10 lb. tank and the Q ends up wherever it can be shielded from the wind, which is often a problem.

So, not knowing your design, I would have a coupler at the tanks and a long hose to the Q so I can place it wherever I need to.

Just what you need. Another design problem to solve.

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Old 12-16-2008, 07:54 PM   #8
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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

Here is a photo of the first exterior propane valve installed. After looking things over closer.....I would prefer not to install one of these valves anywhere behind the trailer axle due to complications of running the gas lines.

This is a quick disconnect with a shut-off valve. It also comes with the male fitting to attach to your hose.

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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

Looks great Reace, I can see my BQ plugged into my new 19 now.....
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Re: Exterior Propane Quick Coupler

Great stuff Reace, just what the cook ordered.
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