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post #11 of Old 03-01-2013
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Re: Propane tank adapter

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
Very common adapter, as linked by others. Most often used to have a 1lb tank on hand as a backup if you empty your large tank.

If you are trying to store the 1lb tank with your large tank, the longer thinner torch tanks sometimes fit better.
Exactly right!

I found the adapter at West Marine a few years back, and added two small tanks (carried in an outside locker) after I ran out of propane on the big tank one cold morning just as I was about to make breakfast/coffee. Another boat nearby had the adapter and a small tank, and that saved our bacon!

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