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Old 04-12-2006, 09:04 PM   #1
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I went to refill my tanks they come from the factor on my air stream .but they said they cant fill them anymore until i replace the on&off nods is there anyone around clarksville area or close to.That will replace these for me ?
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Old 04-12-2006, 09:34 PM   #2
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I went to refill my tanks they come from the factor on my air stream .but they said they cant fill them anymore until i replace the on&off nods is there anyone around clarksville area or close to.That will replace these for me ?
I am guessing that you're talking about the fill valves for your propane tanks?
There is indeeda new style safety valve available, called an OPD valve.OPD stands for Overfill Protection Device.
Anyways, look in teh yellow pages for your area, and call propane suppliers. There should be an industrial propane place in every county. They can usually do this for you. If not, you will have to buy new tanks.
If your tanks are lauminum tanks, then they are well worth converting.
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I got mine from ebay ,put them on myself, good to go !!!
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yes they are the aluminum tanks that came with the trailer. but noone around here does think so far(change them out i mean)
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How did you get the old one off?Iam scared of messing up the brass fitting inside well it looks to be brass.How did you get the beed around the old one to let go.
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Take your time and find a propane shop that knows how to do it. Aluminum tanks take a different dip tube than the steel ones.
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yes they are the aluminum tanks that came with the trailer. but noone around here does think so far(change them out i mean)
When I had the aluminum tanks on my Minuet updated and re-certified, I ran into similar difficulties. You might be able to try what worked for me -- my coach was at my regular Airstream dealer for maintenance and I mentioned the problem to the Service Manager -- he had the contact information for a company that was fimiliar with refitting the aluminum tanks. The procedure was handled quickly, efficiently, and at a very reasonable cost -- about $30 per tank (20 pound). Since my coach had to remain with the dealer for some repairs, the Service Department even expedited the tank update for me.

Good luck in locating a shop to update your tanks -- they are out there, but not always easy to locate!

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Try one of you local Propane suppliers , they may be able to order them for you , they are Worthington alum tanks . If you Google - Worthington you can find your closest distributor , S. C. and GA , and have them shipped to you . Then find a local propane service to have them installed and re-certified. They have to be re-certified every 5 years.Good luck
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After many weeks of looking.I found someone well the only one in the next 5 towns...lol They said they could do it for 30 for a 30gal and 40 for a 45 gal..And guess what mine a 35 gal tall. Two of them wont this be fun.Ill make sure the long tube will be what they put in ty
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