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Date:         Wed, 18 May 2005 22:05:36 -0400
Reply-To:     Edward Maglott <emaglott@BUNCOMBE.MAIN.NC.US>
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From:         Edward Maglott <emaglott@BUNCOMBE.MAIN.NC.US>
Subject:      Re: propane filling question ... do it at home?
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This is very interesting. I've been in search of a way to connect the disposable propane bottles to the westy tank for a long time. my westy tank fill connection is different though. It just has the big threads on the outside, and no threads in the middle. What does POL stand for anyway?


At 12:17 PM 5/17/2005, you wrote: >I just used my propane bottle filler adapter to check the fit on the >internal threads of the standard fill adapter on a westy tank. (not the >autostop) > >See pic > > > >My westy tank is not mounted or able to be mounted to the van. Can someone >check the angle to the westy fill port to see if a 14 oz or a 16oz bottle >would fit if connected this way? > >I tested this just as you see it in the pic with a propane bottle attached >and the valve popped right open to take a fill (in this case blow propane >into the air). Or possibly just put the bottle on there and leave it but >REMEMBER to REMOVE it before leaving. > >Jimt

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