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Old 09-11-2006, 08:34 PM   #1
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Any ideas for vintage look propane rack?

We are having a new coupler welded on our 55 FC and need to address the propane tank rack at the same time. Looked at the ones available at rv supply...looked too new and cheesy for a vintage unit. Does anyone of you creative minds have a great idea ? Any input is appreciated!


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Old 09-12-2006, 07:26 AM   #2
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Howdy, my 55FC is missing the Propane tank rack also. I'll be interested to see what kind of response you get. I was thinking that I might just have to build one from scratch.

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I have the propane rack I took off my Ambassador availble if you are interested.

I had a lot of A frame work done and decided to go with a new cheesy propane rack ;-)
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Custom Propane Tank Rack

Something I would consider if I were to need another would be a design I saw on a Detroiter mobile home. The rack had a stationary back raised up and above the A frame. It was curved to fit the 20 pound or 30 pound bottles it held. In the middle, there was a wing nut, that brought the two halves together and held the bottles snugly as if you were clenching them with two hands. I hope I have adequately described this.
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Old 11-05-2006, 12:46 AM   #5
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Thanks for your responses and your generous offer Tim! We went with the "cheesy" new rack. It will look fine when painted as most of it doesn't show anyway.

In case anyone else needs one and pulls up this thread it was 30.00 plus shipping from Received it fast. It is fine and sturdy...just not vintage!

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