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Old 03-12-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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Has anyone installed a quick connect for BBQ?

I am wondering if anyone has installed or had the dealer install a quick connect feature on their trailer for their portable barbq..

I am not sure if our new Jayflight 28bhs has one, but we did not notice it.

The one we had on our last trailer kept jamming and was in a bad location.

We are considering either having one installed where we want it, or just buying an extra mini tank to go with the webber barbq we will buy...

Suggestions would be appreciated, or if there is one on our unit I would like to know where ...?
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:49 AM   #2
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The 2006 23B came with one from the factory. It is tucked underneath next to the frame rail below the bracket for the outdoor grill that we don't have. They are handy as all get out. I like to plug my grill or monster burner in there and set it on a picnic table as I'm not too hip on cooking right next to the vehicle.
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:16 AM   #3
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I will take a look there.. thanks
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:41 AM   #4
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Ditto as to all Mcfarmall said. Same location on 2010 23k. I have an RVQ but havent' used. Also not too keen on cooking next to fiberglass siding even if it is ok.
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:10 AM   #5
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On a 22FB that I had, I disconnected the regulator hose where it attached to the black pipe and inserted a "T" fitting, then used fittings and my handy-dandy flare tool to run a copper line out to the side of the trailer to a disconnect. I made a PVC cover for it to keep out debris.



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Old 03-13-2012, 09:20 AM   #6
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My 28BHS does not have a quick connect. I wish it did!!!
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On a 22FB that I had, I disconnected the regulator hose where it attached to the black pipe and inserted a "T" fitting, then used fittings and my handy-dandy flare tool to run a copper line out to the side of the trailer to a disconnect. I made a PVC cover for it to keep out debris.
Bob,

Is that a quick disconnect and did you put it just forward of the awning?
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Bob,

Is that a quick disconnect and did you put it just forward of the awning?
Yes, it is and a shut-off which you need to use. QCs can leak. It comes out at the very front of the trailer. I could have ran it to the rear, but I didn't want to use up my stash of copper tubing,

It is in front of the awning, but that wasn't a consideration. I cook under mine all the time with the Weber Baby Q.
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Thanks... I saw the shutoff and that's needed IMHO. I really was just wondering about the location and whether you put it there to avoid having it under the awning.
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That line can run your baby Q? Did you remove the regulator off of the grill?
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