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Old 08-28-2012, 01:24 PM   #15
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I have seen the oval tank cover on Avion's there is an Avion on EBAY now with one on it . Les Grace wbcci#14183
I've noticed that as well just can't find the replacement lid.
Thanks for the info though.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:40 AM   #16
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So here's my attempt at making a lid replacement for my LP tank cover. I think it was HIHOAGRV who came up with idea, hope he doesn't me stealing his idea.
Not the easiest project for sure and if I had to it all over again I would use a much thinner gauge aluminium like a .025 instead of the .040 I'm using. I don't know what I was thinking.
Learning the hard way, from my mistakes.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:47 AM   #17
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So here's my attempt at making a lid replacement for my LP tank cover. I think it was HIHOAGRV who came up with idea, hope he doesn't me stealing his idea.
Not the easiest project for sure and if I had to it all over again I would use a much thinner gauge aluminium like a .025 instead of the .040 I'm using. I don't know what I was thinking.
Learning the hard way, from my mistakes.
It's looking pretty good so far. I know it is a hassle working with the .040, but once you are living with it I'll bet you are glad for the extra strength.
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:32 AM   #18
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Anyone ever seen a propane tank cover like this? It must be a factory spec'd cover because of the Excella 500 logo. I'm looking for the plastic lid if anyone knows where I may be able to locate it.
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Okay owners, here's an answer.

If someone, anyone, will send me their old rounded corner LPG tank cover, I will have a mold made to fabricated that cover with fiberglass.

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Old 08-29-2012, 11:19 AM   #19
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Okay owners, here's an answer.

If someone, anyone, will send me their old rounded corner LPG tank cover, I will have a mold made to fabricated that cover with fiberglass.

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Oh yeah that would be awesome!
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:02 PM   #20
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Just got my LP tank cover in fromAndy at Inland RV and I have to say this thing is made to last,very nice quality and very durable.
If you need to replace an oval propane tank cover this is one nice tanks cover.

Be sure and double check your measurements,this lid fits covers measuring 13"x28 3/4". I do believe there are 2 tank cover that are both oval and look exactly the same but are a bit different. The other measures 14 1/2 x 28.
Thanks so much Andy.

Here the link to the product.
http://www.inlandrv.com/catalog/adva...=82970&x=0&y=0
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So here's my attempt at making a lid replacement for my LP tank cover. I think it was HIHOAGRV who came up with idea, hope he doesn't me stealing his idea.
Not the easiest project for sure and if I had to it all over again I would use a much thinner gauge aluminium like a .025 instead of the .040 I'm using. I don't know what I was thinking.
Learning the hard way, from my mistakes.
Now that you got your cover from Andy, what happened to the one you were making in this post?

I'm thinkin' aluminum yard armadillo.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:12 PM   #22
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Now that you got your cover from Andy, what happened to the one you were making in this post?

I'm thinkin' aluminum yard armadillo.
Well I'm at a standstill with my all aluminum one.i think I need to purchase a stretcher/shrinker tool to make the needed bends. Is on the back shelf for now.
I like the yard armadillo idea though.
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