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Old 09-16-2012, 01:42 PM   #1
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Propane-to connect or disconnect

When the need to fill your propane arises, do you take the tanks off the trailer and take only the tanks to be filled, or do you leave the tanks connected to the TT and take the whole rig.

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Old 09-16-2012, 02:07 PM   #2
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Tanks get removed for filling. There is no way I would attempt negotiating the trailer at the place where my filling is done.

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Old 09-16-2012, 02:14 PM   #3
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Old 09-16-2012, 02:19 PM   #4
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Much more convenient to take off the tank(s) than it is to haul the whole trailer down espeically when they have to weigh it to know how much propane to charge you for.

If taking it off is a PITA and is a contributory reason for the question ... you might want to consider modding the attachment to the RV. In my case I have bolts/butterfly nuts and a long bicycle lock for security.
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Old 09-16-2012, 04:01 PM   #5
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Take the tanks off and get them filled.
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Old 09-16-2012, 07:24 PM   #6
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You have to disconnect the tanks to get them filled anyway, so the only extra task is to unscrew the hold-down(s) and lift off the tanks. Sure is a lot more convenient to do than take the whole trailer. Plus, as mentioned above, you couldn't weigh them if still attached to trailer.
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Old 09-16-2012, 07:40 PM   #7
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We take both off and refill both at same time even though 2nd tank isn't empty. It's just as convenient and I can be sure that I always have a full tank at any given time.
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Old 09-16-2012, 07:49 PM   #8
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I remove...I don't know of anyone that would even fill them on the trailer...I see them filled two way...one by weight...one by bleeding the dip tube....either way....take em off.....I don't trust the guys who fill them....don't let them blow your trailer up lol....
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Old 09-16-2012, 08:12 PM   #9
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I take mine off. Back in my motorhome days it was a pain to fill up because you had to drive it somewhere and fill it.
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Old 09-16-2012, 08:33 PM   #10
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Be sure when you are hauling the tanks to keep them in an upright position.

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