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03-04-2013 02:09 PM
Mervs1
Re: propane tank

If you are not able to locate a Propane Tank to fit your locker.
We have a system that is attached to a aft railing Stanchion
The Tank Holder is Stainless Steel designed to hold a Manchester Tank
(business name removed)
04-05-2002 01:36 PM
MBaker
propane tank

Greg,

I had this same problem on my 1988 Catalina 34. Your old tank is too small to install the hew type of valve. You will need a new tank. If you happen to have a Seaward locker and if your problem is getting the new tank to fit in the old locker see the message below that I got from a fellow Catalina owner:

Seaward, who makes the propane system which Catalina uses, has a fix for this. They have a new molded cover, which accommodates the higher tank with the OPD valve. They offer this at their cost to upgrade earlier systems. They also have some shorter 1/2 inch long stem adapters which go between the POL fitting and the "T" to the gage and regulator so you can use the newer tank valves with the inside and outside threaded POL fittings. Believe the short stem adapters are only about $5 each but Seawards minimum order is $20.

New lid and adapter kit for the higher OPD tank is Seaward PN 80233. The OPD tank is Seaward PN 93270. Contact Tom Shultz who is the owner. He gets results and others there often don''t. Phone is 562 699-7997 and Tom''s extension is 204. Another contact there who knows the equipment is Lonnie at extension 213 but it''s usually a lot more difficult to find him available.

This is what I did and it worked perfectly.
03-29-2002 06:02 PM
Peter_pan
propane tank

Hi
I saw a simular size tank at Home Depot
Ole Pete
03-29-2002 09:07 AM
davealves
propane tank

Most propane dealers will not refill a tank that is more that 12 years old. For a wider selection of tanks try a RV place. When I needed new tanks for my boat I found ones that would fit, with minor modifications.

Good luck.
Dave Alves
S/V Fluke
03-29-2002 08:22 AM
RichH
propane tank

The tank is not too old; its just that the tank has a valving system that is no longer acceptable to present requirements/standards. You need either to replace the valve or get a new tank with the proper valve.
03-29-2002 05:38 AM
gregreinhard
propane tank

Dear friends,

The 10 lb propane tank on my Westerly Konsort (1984) is apparently too old
to be refilled. The propane compartment is 16" high by 12" X 12". The only
10 lb tanks I have found (West Marine) are either 16 1/2" high or 12 1/2"
wide. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

My boat is located in the Anapolis Md. area, just across the Bay Bridge.

Thanks!


Greg

 
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