Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > RV SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES FORUMS > Gear and Product Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-30-2018, 12:54 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Dave Killey's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Langley, BC
Posts: 274
Coleman Propane Tree Hazard

I have had two Coleman Propane Tree had the plastic connectors fail on me that holds the tree to the propane tank. I feel this is a pretty substantial hazard and when I tried to contact Coleman all they are concerned with is getting a copy of the receipt for the purchase which I did not keep. One tree is about 3 years old and the other is less than a year and both were in different locations. Both have same plastic grip/connector failure where the plastic just seem to disintegrate one day... I have attached three picture to show what i am talking about..
This is just for your information and you might consider using this tree with some caution in future if you have one.
Attached Images
   
__________________
David Killey
2004 Newmar, Mountain Aire 40ft, DP
Langley, BC, Canada, 2011 GMC Sierra Pick UP is our toad.
Dave Killey is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 10-30-2018, 03:38 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 28,612
They use that weak plastic nut because its a thermal device, designed to fall away under high heat. That stops the gas flow.

They should not have built it without more support, but then it probably wouldn't seperate in a fire.
twinboat is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
coleman, propane



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Coleman light 2855BH :: 2018 Coleman Light charles_2000 iRV2 Owners Registry 2 07-30-2018 07:30 PM
Coleman :: 2017 Dutchman Coleman Light 2405BH robertb38 iRV2 Owners Registry 0 01-16-2017 07:15 AM
Coleman Popup :: 2000 Coleman Bayside Elite RCCFleetwood iRV2 Owners Registry 1 12-12-2016 09:51 PM
Coleman mach 3 air questions coleman air questions Thehsdguy RV Systems & Appliances 1 07-31-2016 04:44 AM
Portable smoke Generator, 1# refillable propane bottle, Coleman 30" tree ballard770 Gear and Product Discussions 2 07-11-2015 10:01 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.