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Old 05-22-2008
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Shouldn't be air tight...should have a drain overboard for the any propane gas that leaks to drain out. If it is airtight, it could be come an explosion hazard.
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Originally Posted by Islander30Bahama View Post
Damn skippy SD That is one lesson that will never be forgotten. On the new boat I plan on building an aluminum airtight container here at work to store the large 20lb bottle that I will use for the galley as well as the bbq. Probably install propane detectors inside it and in the bilge as well. I recently saw a boat on craigslist that had a propane explosion in it was not a pretty sight.
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