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Re: Bad news, composite propane tank recall
Thanks. The standard backyard grill size tank won't fit in my propane locker. By the time I remove and redesign the locker I'm back up to the price for a tank that will fit without doing all that work.
That's why I referenced the 20lb tank, which can be purchased for $25-$30. The math doesn't work on odd sizes.
To other posters replies...... Sure the steel tanks rust. Not horrifically, but I toss them every 5-10 yrs and buy new. I never repaint them. Therefore, the three standard tanks I can buy for the price of one composite have a combined life span that seems a lot longer than a single composite.
Someone mentioned that their propane locker gets wet. That would be a deal killer, I'm sure.
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