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Old 04-07-2003, 04:36 PM   #1
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I need to purchase 2 new gas bottles. I would like to get something I can polish like the trailer . any advise?

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Old 04-07-2003, 06:07 PM   #2
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Worthington makes aluminum LP tanks that will take a shine. They come in at least 3 sizes: #20, #30, and #40. They are available through However, I'd shop around for the best prices first.

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Old 04-07-2003, 07:16 PM   #3
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Greetings Art!

I second the recommendation of as a source for Worthington LP tanks. I purchased a pair of 40 pound tanks from them at the 2001 WBCCI International Rally in Sioux Falls, SD. Before their first fill, I had the Ruth Boys of P & S Trailer Service Polish the tanks in conjunction with the polish and plasticoat of my Overlander. The result of the tank polish job can be seen in the hitch detail photo below:

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that's a great set. Last time I seen a great set was on a Dolly somebody.

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Old 04-10-2003, 05:55 PM   #5
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thank you tom and kevin those Worthingtons look like just what Im after .You know that if I try to copy those Its only a compliment to you .
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