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Old 03-08-2012, 08:48 AM   #1
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Propane Tank Covers: Hard or Soft

I just finished converting our x17z from a single propane tank to double tanks. Now I'm going to cover them.

I would appreciate hearing your thoughts about the differences between hard and soft covers.

As always, thanks in advance.

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Old 03-08-2012, 09:19 AM   #2
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I like the hard cover but would want one with the flip up top so I could access the switchover valve without taking the cover off.
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:37 AM   #3
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I concur with Dalenoel. I have the hard cover but it has no top access, you have to pull up the cover to access valves. My previous TT had the hard cover with the top access door which was nice. I have a friend who had the soft one, did not like it and got a hard cover.
So my recommendation would be hard cover with top access.
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I have the hard cover with top access. Works great.
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:56 AM   #5
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Moved to general Jayco chat.
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Old 03-08-2012, 04:24 PM   #6
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My vote is for the hard cover with top access too. We don't have the top access and I wish we did.
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X2 - that would make it perfect
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Old 03-08-2012, 06:58 PM   #8
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Mine has a hard cover with a cut out to switch over in the back
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I had the soft cover and it lasted about 6 months before it started to dry rot and crack. I now have a hard one with top access for the valves and love it. I recommend the hard cover.
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We have always had hard covers. I guess I need to see one with the access hole.
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