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20lb propane tanks knowing when it get low or where yourout?

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I have a 20lb cyclinder that i been using for about a month. Last week the heater stop making noise but till putting out heat. Some people say there's a sticker that tell you when it's getting low but will it work in the winter time. Any help with knowing how to tell how much you got?

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that sticker really only works when it is wartm out, you are supposed to splash water on it and the cold lp on the inside of the tank will make it change color. I always just pick up mine and shake it to see how much is in it. If it is less than half i will fill it, most places will only charge you for what they put into it. the exchanges are a ripoff IMO unless you have a crappy tank you wanna get rid of.

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you're supposed to be able to pour hot water down the side of any propane tank...water runs off and the propane being so cold will leave a frost line at its level.

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anyone ever use a old scale although not 100% it works 20 lbs empty 40 lbs full.

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look for the Tare weight on the collar of the 20 pound tank.

that is it's empty weight. usually TW 17-18 pounds

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