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Old 09-12-2014, 09:48 PM   #1
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Propane during the winter

Do you fill up you propane tank before winter storage. Im down to a quarter tank which is enough for the rest of the season but just wondering if i should top it off now or wait till spring
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Old 09-12-2014, 09:53 PM   #2
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I don't......, I just make note of it on my spring de-winterize list that leave inside my TT.

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When the tank is empty I fill them. The only time I might deviate is if we are going on a long multi week trip, so I do not have to deal with it will enjoying vacation.
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Propane in the winter

Hi,

We keep ours full for a couple of reasons...

The tech at the dealer told us that keeping it full lessened the chance of getting moisture in the tank (condensation I guess).

Also, when we have a power failure at the house, we go out to the motorhome and cook and stay warm there 'till the power comes back on.
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Old 09-16-2014, 02:05 PM   #5
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I don't worry about it. If you have no intention of using it, it makes no difference.

As for the moisture inside, that's laughable. If there is ANY lpg inside, the moisture will be virtually nil, and there won't be enough oxygen inside to allow the metal to rust anyway. Rust from the outside-in is far, far more likely.
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thanks for the replies I was just overthinking I guess first winter comming up with the new motorhome
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If you keep the RV in the yard at home keep both tanks full (remember to use Sta-bil in the fuel tank). That way if power goes out in the house you have a place that can have heat...
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