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Old 08-08-2016, 03:21 PM   #1
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Automatic changeover regulators.......

Read another thread regarding this issue, but slightly different. I bought a used trailer a couple years ago and I've been doing upgrades. After reading the other thread, I realized I have an older 2003 Marshall -250 regulator (which just happens to be "stuck" in the red mode) I think it's time to replace and assume the -253 is just the latest version.

Does anyone suggest a different brand/model or is the -253 the way to go? Also, would you suggest replacing the pigtails while I'm at it?
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Read another thread regarding this issue, but slightly different. I bought a used trailer a couple years ago and I've been doing upgrades. After reading the other thread, I realized I have an older 2003 Marshall -250 regulator (which just happens to be "stuck" in the red mode) I think it's time to replace and assume the -253 is just the latest version.

Does anyone suggest a different brand/model or is the -253 the way to go? Also, would you suggest replacing the pigtails while I'm at it?
I would replace all of the tails as well. you should then have nice clean fitting in all of the joints. I very rarely use the auto function as i like to now when the bottle is empty nothing worse then having two empty bottles,
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Yep, did some research and replacing regulator and pigtails tomorrow.
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Use the auto change valve. It is frustrating to run out of propane if you're cooking or heating. Not a big deal to check the valve occasional to see when it has switched to the full tank. We're retired we need to do something.
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Replaced and already can tell the difference in gas flow. Heading out to the Sierra Nevada mountains in about 4 hrs. Devils Postpile @ Mammoth Mtn. area (Minaret Falls campground to be specific)

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