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Old 05-20-2011, 05:04 AM   #15
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I've had a Yamaha 2400, that I bought converted, for about four years. I don't use it that often, but I've had no problems when I do. I added a flexible line with quick disconnects to the Airstream LP tanks and I use that for the generator and BBQ.

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Old 05-20-2011, 06:03 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Gringo View Post
Is that liquid gallons, or gallons of vapor? It would be interesting to know if that makes a difference. I mean,if it takes 1 oz of liquid gasoline vaporized to fill the cylinder of an internal combustion engine with the ideal gasoline to air ratio for the best combustion, would it also take 1 oz of liquid propane to fill that cylinder with the ideal combustion ratio of propane to air?

I guess another way to look at it would be by weight. 20 lbs of gasoline would be 3.29 gallons, at 6.073 lbs. per US gallon .

How long will a generator run on 3.29 gallons of gasoline vs how long will it run on 20 lbs of propane, with the same electrical loads?

Don't mind me. I'm on the espresso this morning....

My numbers are based on liquid gallons...


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