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Old 01-07-2015, 04:37 PM   #15
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Depends slightly on if it's a motor home or trailer and on what kind of propane detector (Explosive gas detector) you have.

Here is why.

First,,, The FURNACE exhausts to the outside, Propane for the furnace is NEVER inside the RV (or should never be) if Propane is filling the RV from the furnace there are major issues.

The stove, however, is another matter, Leaving a burner on by accident will cause the explosion and fire the first responder mentioned.. And very likely did.

Now: ON a trailer, if somehting like that happens the first hint will be very loud and unpleasant (BOOM).

But on a motor home the nose knows and may alert you before BOOM (Seen it happen in fact, not my rig but someone else's, and yes, it was a knob on the stove).

Second, I menteioned the detector.

MY Detector, if it smells propane or other explosive gas (Say alcohol) it gets downright annoying (As well it should) and alerts me to the problem, but that's all

Some will shut off the gas flow and keep it off till reset.

Clearly the trailer that went BOOM in the first replay did not have that kind.
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I had my furnace on while driving, since my front dashboard heater wasn't working. Family would have frozen otherwise.
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Heck, when it gets really cold traveling, because so much cold comes through the windshield and front of the coach, we run the furnace, the generator, and 2 1500 watt electric heaters. I like to drive in a shirt sleeve environment even if it's below freezing outside..

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Of course, I cant understand what they are saying because the speaking in their NATIVE language. IT might be Hindi, Iranian or Russian.
For the record, Iranians' native language is Persian.
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It's very, very simple: Lawyers, WAY, WAY to many lawyers trying to make a fast buck.

What ever happened to, "Taking responsibility for one's actions?" I guess that went out with the LIBERAL revolution. You also can't legislate away STUPIDITY.

Lets see:
I ate bugs and dirt but made it to adulthood.
I ran with scissors in my hands and still have both eyes.
I gave myself insulin shots for 20 years and checked my blood sugar (6-8 X's a day) for 30 years. I NEVER, never specifically washed or wiped with an alcohol swab. I used the same lancet (4-5 months) in my BG machine and I used the same insulin needle for three months or more or until it got dull. I never, never, never got an infection. Maybe I was just lucky, but for 30 years?? !!!!

One can go overboard with this stuff. Just use the common sense that God gave you and let it go at that!!!!!
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...I removed the tag from my mattress.....
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It's very, very simple: Lawyers, WAY, WAY to many lawyers trying to make a fast buck.
Lawyers don't file lawsuits on their own--they have to have a client to represent.
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Your in trouble now, should leave the tags on!!!!!
I have always turned the propane off while filling the tank, and I run with the furnace running, Never used the stove while under way but that's just a give in..
TeJay,
I have done the same as you but I only check 2 times a day...
I also defrost meats on the counter, eat small amounts of cookie dough, which I just did yesterday Peanut butter cookies and today sugar cookie dough.
I better go check my blood sugar...
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Many, many lawyers hound individuals and try to convince them to file law suits. Many of those law suits are settled out of court because of all the liberal judges who won't throw them out of court. And we ALL pay the price.

Some cases are necessary but far to many are not. Nuf said!!!

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Your in trouble now, should leave the tags on!!!!!
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Perfectly legal for the purchaser to remove the tags, but not the dealer.
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When on a long drive, we will place a pan in the oven with some BBQ chicken and cook it on 200 degrees for the whole drive. That way, when we arrive, dinner is done. No problems.

Do what makes you feel warm and fuzzy.

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The propane system in RV's is designed, built and tested to be used while moving. Been doing it for 55+ years now with no problems.

That's strange, because the manufacturers of my stove/range, furnace, water heater and Itasca themselves say NOT to run any of those products while the vehicle is in motion.
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For the record, Iranians' native language is Persian.
Is there a pattern here?
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That's strange, because the manufacturers of my stove/range, furnace, water heater and Itasca themselves say NOT to run any of those products while the vehicle is in motion.
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IMO, you can't believe everything you read.
Winnebago, (the manufacturer of your Itasca), also says that the MHs they sell are "high quality", "top of the line", "trouble free" vehicles!
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