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PROPANE CYLINDERS??

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sniper9

Does anybody know of a way to fill the small 2 pound cylinders from a twenty pound cylinder it just seems like such a waste to keep throwing them away plus they get pretty spendy after a while.

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DarthBaiter

I've heard that cabelas sells a propane filler/coupler to fill the disposables. Check out their website.

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J'sBait&Sport

The adapter is about 20 plus dollar, we sell it at the shop. They are good way to recycle the old pounder and pay less than $1 for propane, compare to buying new ones from 3-to 5 bucks.

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crothmeier

I use the cabelas adaptor and it works great. The trick is to keep the 20lb tank inside (room temp) and put the empty 1lb tanks in the freezer for 15-20 minutes, the propane transfers better that way and fills to the same weight as a store bought one

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glenn57

i have 2 or 3 different adaptors to do this. what a pain in the a--. i quit doing it as i dont use that many. i find after filling them half of them leak. good luck.

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riverrat56

I also have heard too many horror stories about filling 1lb cylinders to attempt it myself. Buying a hose and running your heater off a bulk tank is way to go IMO.

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crothmeier

I'll only fill a 1lb tank maybe 5 times then discard it and buy a new one. Put a mark with a sharpie on everytime you fill to keep track. Havent had one leak yet.

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