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Old 11-17-2018, 04:01 PM   #29
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So - it was a low pressure line to the door side, and you hooked the grill to it without a regulator?
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Safer to do the low power side, in fact, Newmar flat out refused to do high pressure. Worked great with grill and firepit. Now however having an all electric coach, need to carry propane.
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Old 11-17-2018, 06:41 PM   #30
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Safer to do the low power side, in fact, Newmar flat out refused to do high pressure. Worked great with grill and firepit. Now however having an all electric coach, need to carry propane.
The only problem with that is having to rework the conections on the grill and the firepit to eliminate the regulator on each. Shouldn't be that big of a deal.
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We'll have ours running at our site at the Tampa show if temps allow.
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Old 11-19-2018, 04:01 PM   #32
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Their ad states 58000 btu. A gallon of propane has 91000 btu, so about 1 1/2 hr per gallon. Not very efficient

No but firewood isn't free either.
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Their ad states 58000 btu. A gallon of propane has 91000 btu, so about 1 1/2 hr per gallon. Not very efficient
That would assume its at max output. I usually don't run mine but about 1/2 way or so consumption would be less.
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Old 11-19-2018, 07:08 PM   #34
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My first choice is firewood. But that's not always an option or convenient. The fire pit can be for heat or it can be just for ambiance. Nothing can replace the crackling of firewood, the smoke and smell and the campfire feel. But I rarely deal with getting firewood or lighting fires. This is just another tool in the camping kit. Some are concerned with carrying propane. I find simply driving a MH far more dangerous. I'm not concerned with a propane tank leak, it's either going to leak or not and if it leaks you'll know it and replace it. There are a lot of propane tanks out there. I can't think of once I've heard of one leaking.
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We got the little red can,

works great for our needs and we have had up to 20 people sitting around pass the BS right up to the end of Nov.
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Propane has been known to leak. Leaks are not always instantaneously discovered. Propane is also highly flammable.

My sense of self preservation says storing propane in an enclosed compartment is not a great idea. Similar thoughts on locking the compartment.
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Any thoughts on storage of the propane? The only thing keeping me from buying one.
A few years ago I added a propane connection to the rear of my RV, with a 25í quiick-connect hose to feed my propane grill. Now that I have an electric smoker, I plan to use the remote propane line to feed one of these, without having to carry (& refill) a 20# tank.
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Old 11-23-2018, 07:36 AM   #38
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The added copper propane line is tapped off the RV’s main 40-gallon propane tank. BTW: there’s a reason the hatch to the RV tank does not have a lock: immediate access to the tank and its shutoff valve(s) is required without having to find a key.
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Any thoughts on storage of the propane? The only thing keeping me from buying one.
On my last 3 coaches, I have tapped into the fridge propane line, or the water heater propane line and added a quick disconnect fitting. Very convenient for our portable gas firepit, and RVQ that attaches to the side of the RV.
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Well I didnít buy the Outland but I picked up one of these instead!
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Well I didnít buy the Outland but I picked up one of these instead!
https://www.bjs.com/product/name/3000000000001253773
I have the Bond Aurora also and the only difference i see is the price, (less than half) and it doesn't have the piezo electric igniter.
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I have the Bond Aurora also and the only difference i see is the price, (less than half) and it doesn't have the piezo electric igniter.

How do you like the unit? Iím excited to bring it with us on the next leg of our trip after the first of the year...
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