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GlennWest

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I believe propane is to be either stored or vented outside or both.

Transporting in an enclosed compartment, not so sure of. Local FD will know.

 

The rotten eggs smell is a tell tale put in to let you know propane is about.

 

I'm not sure what concentration becomes explosive but I'm sure you would notice it before that point.

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Thats why you roll the windows down Roger :D

Haha Boom!!, just one problem with opening windows...blowpane is 1.5 times the wt of air, so it will pool around your feet and butt...cigarette Phil??

 

Maybe invest in the litter rack on Bm,s Smart to carry your remains.

 

Winner buys Dr Pepper if I get there.

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When I don't have to go far I put the 40 lb. bottle on the passenger floor in the smart and keep it stable with my right hand. If I need to go a fairly long distance I will strap it to the headache rack on the Volvo with a few bungie cords. 90% of the time I use the smart.

 

Some folks will drive miles to save a few bucks on propane, I usually just go to the closest place.

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LOL, not the way I drive Roger. There is enough wind whipping in and out of the car its like being in a wind tunnel. That propane won't have time to settle. :unsure::rolleyes:

I usually just go to the closest place.

I usually fill mine by fiber optic cable.

 

 

 

 

I usually call the place where I live and ask them to send Shane over to fill it and charge it to my account.

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The propane dealer where I go (U-Haul) will not fill the propane bottles if they see you are transporting them inside the vehicle. So, I bungee them to the hauler bed of my MDT truck in the front corners.

 

Same here. They also say they have to be standing vertical when they leave, which always makes strapping them into the bed of the LGT a little tough.

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Ever seen a forklift?

 

Those tanks are designed to be mounted horizontally. The problem is the overpressure release valve - you want it to be in the vapor pocket at the top of the tank, not submerged in liquid propane. Lay a full tank that's designed to operate vertically on it's side and both the service and the release valves go underwater.

 

A tank that vents a little poof of propane vapor into an enclosed space is bad enough, but the same little poof of liquid propane transforms into 270 times as much vapor as soon as it leaves the tank.

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Now THAT was a good education & good to know I can still learn something everyday. (well some days) Thanks All

Don't feel bad. I've had a propane powered forklift for years, and only recently realized that the tank had to be rolled to a certain position for the fuel level gauge to work. Duh........

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