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9 Hours Ago 03:13 PM
Delezynski
Re: Propane Tank Mount

Quote:
Originally Posted by Captainmeme View Post
Nice picture Greg. I was thinking two holders, aft with sunbrella covers.
The photo was taken to show the tank. We DO have a white Sunbrella cover on it at all times.

We don't have a lot of space back there, so only have one, but we have never had a big problem with it that way.

Greg
9 Hours Ago 02:59 PM
alctel
Re: Propane Tank Mount

Great idea, thanks.

I've been looking at modifying my propane setup as I am really not a fan of my current one.
11 Hours Ago 01:02 PM
Captainmeme
Re: Propane Tank Mount

Nice picture Greg. I was thinking two holders, aft with sunbrella covers.
12 Hours Ago 12:11 PM
Delezynski
Re: Propane Tank Mount

By the way, forgot to say that each of our 6# tanks last 4 to 6 weeks. That's for 2 of us, full time use in very remote areas. We carry 3 tanks, one in use & 2 spare. We used to carry 4, but never needed that much!

Greg
12 Hours Ago 12:08 PM
Delezynski
Re: Propane Tank Mount

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Originally Posted by ct View Post
I''m looking for a couple of stainless propane tank holders that can be mounted outside of the aft pulpit rail.

I have seen this setup many times but can''t find out who makes them.
We use a SS fender holder. Put it on back in the 1990s and been great ever since!



Greg
13 Hours Ago 11:22 AM
Captainmeme
Re: Propane Tank Mount

Tad late on this thread but I'll give it a go.
What is wrong with using fender holders to hold aluminum propane tanks?
It looks like the 6 and 10 pound tanks would fit in fender holders like these:
Helm Products FH105ELX 10.5 Inch Stainless Steel Single Boat Fender Holder | Great Lakes Skipper

Are the fender holders to flimsy to secure a propane tank?
09-12-2011 11:30 PM
tdw Well there you go. I've certainly never seen one down here but those two look quite suitable. Thanks for the feedback.
09-12-2011 09:56 PM
fcsob Try powertank.com. See if it works for you.
09-12-2011 07:28 PM
bchaps I purchased a holder for the skinny 6# LP tank from the Fisheries in Seattle. They were great...it came standard with 1" fittings, but my arch is 1 1/4" tubing. Before jury-rigging something, I asked if the clamps be made for 1 1/4". HE got back to me and asked if $25.00 would be OK. OK?...I grabbed that fast. Who modifies anything today for $25? I have been delighted with the propane holder.

here is the link:

Fisheries - Product Detail

Bill
09-12-2011 07:14 PM
tdw
Quote:
Originally Posted by Faster View Post
We made our own with SS tubing and some clamps...
I find it surprising that no one seems to make an off the shelf stainless strao/clamp for hanging gass bottles off a rail.
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