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BigDaddy

Filling LP

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BigDaddy

I don't know about you, but I wonder about some of these inexperienced/untrained people filling LP at gas stations. They really struggle sometimes. And they'll always charge me for a full container even though my tank wasn't empty.

I was camping in Michigan and stopped at a LP store. That guy really knew what he was doing and only charged me for what I got (10 lbs topping off a 20 pounder).

Where are the good places in the Metro for LP? NW burbs preferred.

Thx

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ice_it_06

Funny you bring this topic up as I just got back from a LP search. Local Farm & Home station has a kid working the LP and says a 100# tank is a flat rate as is all tanks there.

$2.39 a lb he says.

Went to the local Co-op (who supplies Farm & Home)and they told me $50 p/u and $70 delivered.

Another just miles north of me wants $85 and wont deliver.

So I guess its a crap shoot in price, knowledge and service.

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18 inch Crappie

Thats how they make money....Try a exchange at Menards it is like $17 some times it is $14 with rebate.

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Sandmannd

I do the tank exchange for those reasons. Then again, I just use a 20lb tank. I would shop around if you have a bigger one that you just want filled.

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icemac33

I exchange my 20#ers' at home depot for just over $13.

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BigDaddy

I just bought two new tanks to go on the drop-down house. I'd rather keep my nice shinny new tanks smile.gif

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iffwalleyes

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I just bought two new tanks to go on the drop-down house. I'd rather keep my nice shinny new tanks
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Me too I don't like tank exchanges.

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eyewinder

I have my 20-pounder filled by the folks who fill the big tank that heats my house. A refill of the 20 (and the tank was empty) in August was $6 or $7.

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HaywardBound

You could try Ferrellgas in New Brighton (used to be Suburban Propane).

They are near 35W and 694. Google the name and you will find the web site.

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stmichael

I like Little Bighorn, they are very competitive. 100 lb'er average cost last year was 43.00, 20 lb'er 12-13, 40 lb'er 23-25. Not to mention the customer service excellent. For those interested they are in Coon Rapids. (these numbers based on last spring)

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Gus

I second Little Bighorn. They are great and I'm proud to support a local small business. I don't know the exact address but they are in Coon Rapids right off of I think Northwest BLvd. Someone correct me if I am wrong.

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Black_Bay

Little Big Horn is at 1532 Northdale Blvd in Coon Rapids. That's where I like to go also. Take Hwy 10 to Hanson Blvd. Go north about a half a mile to Northdale Blvd. Take a right and Little Big Horn is another mile or so on the right side. It's just a small shop out of a garage and is easy to miss if you're not familiar with it.

BTW quite a few years ago, before the new tanks came out, I took two 20 lb tanks to a gas station to get filled. Well they sure filled them. After we unloaded our things at the shack we noticed a propane smell and heard hissing. The 2 tanks we had filled were leaking propane. The brain surgeon that filled them must have put in enouth to fill a 100 lber. crazy.gif

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Koldfront Kraig

Vados Bait in Fridley.

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hoggs222

Bills Suprette in Andover usually fills a 20 lb tank for $10.99. Once again though. 1/2 tank, they try to charge you for a full one. They also have kids filling it up for you.

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