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Old 04-06-2017, 06:07 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Sunny1 View Post


Take a look at this thread. It also has some suggestions on selecting stations with a 'Gasser'.

Don't let the thought of filling up with a gas RV cause you stress, or make you regret your choice of RV (You definitely have yourself a nice one as far as gas units go), just make sure the station you're eyeballing has enough space before you commit to pulling in, and then having some patience when you pull in and wait for a pump to open up can go a long ways. Lastly, don't wait until your tank is close to empty to fill up. I don't go much lower then below half a tank because to me it's just an added insurance that if for whatever reason a station doesn't work out then I still have plenty of fuel to give me plenty more options, plus, I'm always ready for a bathroom break and stretch long before I really need to fill up anyways, so making it part of a fuel stop works out.

You'll be fine - there's just a learning curve!
Good advice!
I am 35+ feet long and this last year I have been from Maine to Florida Keys in a gas MH. I start my looking for gas when I get to about a 1/3 of a tank remaining. 1) I can be choosy about the station I use 2) my generator shuts down at a 1/4 tank. I look for stations that have parallel to building fuel lanes or a large space from the pump to the building and stay to the outside lane. Sometimes you have to wait or choose another station, but not often. In my 20+ years of camper and MH driving I have not taken out any pumps, cars or buildings YET!
Don't worry and enjoy your trip and be safe!

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