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Old 08-06-2016, 08:14 PM   #15
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Two tanks and an auto changeover regulator is the way to go. That way you don't run out unexpectedly and you don't have to fill partial tank as a precaution.

I get 10 days on 20 lbs with cooking, fridge, and hot water heater. Hot water heater is by far the biggest usage, as I go 14 days on 20 lbs when on full hookup site (using more water of course.)

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Old 08-07-2016, 06:31 AM   #16
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If the apocalypse happens i have a generator. Either way it wont matter since the computers at the gas station (and propane station) won't work and since everything relies so heavily on the internet these days they can't sell you the gas without it. Once, an ice storm hit in 2009, and the gas stations all shut down because their registers wouldn't connect to the cloud. They couldn't enable the valves to the fuel or propane farm without power or internet.

while camper after camper ran out of propane as they used their furnaces I still had two spare 5 gallon cans of gasoline for a few weeks of generator use and plenty of heat. Eventually the other folks hitched their trucks to the trailers and inverted enough juice to run a spare electric heater by using their truck as a generator, leaving it running, which risks CO poisoning risks much more.

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Old 08-07-2016, 09:20 AM   #17
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I am definitely going with 2.
Thank you all for responding to my question.
I will have more. This is quite the process learning about TT and all the options. I want my questions answered before I buy. I think I am buying new to avoid getting a possible "problem" TT. Not enough experience to know what a good used one may be. Unfortunately no friends or family are into this sort of thing.
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Old 08-07-2016, 01:43 PM   #18
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Big thing to think about here aside from your tank tanks
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Old 08-07-2016, 01:46 PM   #19
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Oops sorry about that the big thing to think about here besides the tanks I'm really more importantly is your tow vehicle don't buy a trailer that would max out your vehicle or maybe go over weight. That really is one of your major deciding factors. The trailer I bought was used and turn back in for a larger one while a family was growing I found a great little trailer it works great for us at a really good price. You can tell the people that did on it took really good care of it as it really did look brand new. I've had no issues with it and I've owned it for 3 years now. Also a great big savings. Do not automatically discount the thought of a used one. Some people really do take care of theirs well it's usually easy to spot. And if you're going to go with two tanks I use the thirty-pounders

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