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Old 05-30-2019, 10:20 AM   #1
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With recent discussions about the propane hose issues, rusting tanks and opening windows, I had very long thought about them on the trip out to Chilliwack. I took some pipe foam with me and had Escape cover the propane line. In addition I cut several pieces to wrap each window know on the awning windows. I even handed out some to the rally attendees. Glad to report no opening on the trip home. Finally I found that the factory was installing the propane tanks improperly, both mine and at least 4 other new owners had tanks that were not sitting flush on the platform, causing wobbliness as well as a scrapping. Removal and reinstalling them made the secure and tight. Hoping this will help other in checking their initial install.
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Old 05-30-2019, 11:20 PM   #2
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Installing LP tanks is not rocket science. How does that happen, besides being careless or in too big a hurry?
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Installing LP tanks is not rocket science. How does that happen, besides being careless or in too big a hurry?

Yes, how? Seems to me you'd really have to work at installing them wrong.
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Old 05-31-2019, 06:11 AM   #4
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Yes, I agree, there seems to be a lot more people working there, a hive of of activity, yet mistakes are sometimes made. I think once the new management starts using their product, some of these mistakes will not happen. There is a void right now between the old and new that should lessen as time progresses.
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In addition I cut several pieces to wrap each window know on the awning windows.

Would you please post a photo of these? I want to make some for our windows. Thanks!
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Give me an hour or two and I will post some pic's...
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Here are some pictures of the pipe foam window washer....
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Made some quick changes this am, converted my 30 amp power supply to 15 amp for power at home and a plug protector plus an additional 7 pin connector with a fused wire that allows use of trailer clearance lights at rest stops.
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