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Old 02-10-2014, 05:56 PM   #1
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How long will a 1/4 tank of LPG last

Per my tag line. I have a 2014 Coachman Class C. I am running on my original tank of LP. I have exactly(according to the outside gauge) a 1/4 tank. I am going on a 4 day trip this coming weekend. The weather is supposed to be warming all weekend through next Tuesday. Meaning the lows will be initially in the 40s and should be in the upper 50s. We have an all gas hot water heater too. So my question is based on your experience, can I make the weekend(4 days) or should I cut bait and fill up before leaving?

Hoping I left you enough information so you can make your educated guess/decision.

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Old 02-10-2014, 05:59 PM   #2
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When in doubt fill it.
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Old 02-10-2014, 06:04 PM   #3
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It is best to fill it . When was the weatherman correct that far into the future ?
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Old 02-10-2014, 06:05 PM   #4
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Old 02-10-2014, 06:28 PM   #5
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"... can I make the weekend(4 days) or should I cut bait and fill up before leaving?"

Take a chance and go with the 1/4 tank. It's the only way you will find out how long a 1/4 tank will last you.
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Based on my experience with propane tanks at home and on the road they will last just up to the minute you turn your steak over to cook the second side!
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A 1/4 of what? 18 gallons?
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I have always said it cost no more to keep the top half full as the bottom half.
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Based on my experience with propane tanks at home and on the road they will last just up to the minute you turn your steak over to cook the second side!
Mine has always quit 5 seconds after I have put everything on the grill ... just long enough for the meat to stick
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1/4 tank of what size. Best to stop and get the tank filled.

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holy cow, my wife and i eat a 38 lb bottle of LPG in two weeks....

but we cook a lot If you're the cracker barrel type.... either way, I'd fill it.

Murphy's law exists, and if you don't fill it........
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We do not start a trip with anything less the 1/2 tank IF it just going to be a day or two and our tank holds about 40 gallons. Otherwise our propane is always as full as it is allowed to be. One never knows what will happen along the way.
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I have another question... I have a 1/4 tank of gasoline right now, will that get me where I'm going?
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I can't believe a 2014 coach has a gas only water heater.
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