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Old 02-21-2009, 05:10 PM   #15
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In conserving propane, like others I operate the refrigerator on elect when hooked up to 110v. Now that I have solar on the roof, I turn on my inverter and operate the refer on elec when I am driving down the road. When parked without hook-ups, then I go to propane and when ever the generator is operating, I use elect for the refrigerator and portable elec heater.

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Old 02-21-2009, 11:36 PM   #16
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We own a small RV park in SW Colorado, and we are just in the process of becoming an LP gas dealer. I was quite surprised to learn that essentially, there is no regulation on what we charge... it's essentially pick your price (of course we will have no control over what we pay, but trust me... there appears to be a LOT of wiggle room). On a recent trip to AZ, we paid $3.79 here in Colorado, got it for $2.49 in AZ. Wow. What a difference! Shop around... I'm wondering if there is a website that posts LP gas prices (similar to sites that post gas and diesel prices).

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Old 02-22-2009, 03:30 AM   #17
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I'm wondering if there is a website that posts LP gas prices
In conjunction with residential propane pricing, I've used this EIA report. I click on the "Residential Prices" pdf tab.
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:41 PM   #18
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Stay away from the C.G'S to fill your tanks...we paid $2.35/gal in Oct. 2008 and last month paid $1.65/gal at our local propane business. You can drive your motor home there or they will come out and fill it. Can carry your bottles to them also!
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:00 PM   #19
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Had my MH propane tank filled yesterday when they delivered gas to our home: $1.60/gallon.
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:01 PM   #20
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I just paid $4.75 here in South Florida. I should have asked what the price was before I bought. They don't post it on a sign like the gas stations, perhaps they should be required to. I conserve as much as I can by using electric whenever possible and I cook outside using the little propane cans which now seem to be cheaper than the bulk propane.

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Update: after paying the $3.25 per in January, we bought again in February at $2.20. The difference was we drove directly to a propane distributor since it was enroute to CG.

We use a fair amount of propane in Dec and Jan every year because we don't winterize. We have to balance the costs of propane with the cost of driving the RV to the location to take advantage of the propane costs. If we can work it out to stop at a Flying J for diesel AND fill the propane tank at the same time, regardless of how much it takes, that is the way that we try to do it. The propane cost itself isn't the only factor.
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I paid $1.80 a gallon last week ,they fill up my mh when they filled my house tank.
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:51 PM   #23
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Hi all,If you are around Winston Sallem N.C. you can get LP for RVs for .99 a lb at Bill Plemmons , there is a10.00 mim.

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