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Old 02-25-2014   #1
 
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Fiberglass (see thru) propane tank issues?

I guess things have changed since I last filled this tank. Am I the only one who cannot find someone to fill these anymore? And sub-question,why are they still being sold in raft shops? I've been told everywhere (in WA) that they do not fill these anymore. Too "unstable."

Has anyone else had issues with propane dealers refusing to fill these tanks? I used to really like these tanks but it seems that they are useless now. Anyone want an overpriced paper-weight?

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Happy reading, https://www.mountainbuzz.com/forums/f...all-48198.html
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There were huge discussions on these tanks when they first got "recalled". Many unhappy boaters.
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my lite propane tank got recalled so I got a ragasco... No problems getting it filled here in salmon. But I make sure to fill it here before i go anywhere else... dont want to run into any problems..
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Son of a...!

Guess I need to tune in more. And I leave for the Grand tmrw. Ugh

"Serenity now,serenity now...,"
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How ironic, I just bought a Regasco tank from DRE yesterday, so I'm hoping the OP is talking about the recalled Lite one.

If it IS the Lite tank, I'm sorry for your wasted purchase but it's a good thing no one will fill it.

Has anyone had trouble getting the Regasco filled? Maybe some propane distributor have heard the Lite recall story and are now applying same standard to all non -metal tanks?
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Son of a...!

Guess I need to tune in more. And I leave for the Grand tmrw. Ugh

"Serenity now,serenity now...,"
Let's see...

Going on the Grand TOMORROW

Not getting blown up by a faulty tank seal.

Things are really looking up.

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just find a backwoods gas station that fills propane you shouldnt have a problem.. V1 propane wouldnt fill mine here before the recall.. so I went down the street to the gas station...
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I just finished reading the Lite Propane recall thread.

I think a "well done" is due to the many vendors, including DRE and Cascade, that stood up for their customers.
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just find a backwoods gas station that fills propane you shouldnt have a problem.. V1 propane wouldnt fill mine here before the recall.. so I went down the street to the gas station...

Yeah,i had considered that. Its actually more than half full so i'm not too concerned about it. We should have enough. Just sucks to know its worthless now. The propane dealer didn't mention anything about the Regasco vs. Lite thing....just that they won't do the fiberglass ones anymore. So i guess i will steer away from those next time,just to avoid this hassle. I liked that thing too...it never blew me up.
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