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Old 04-14-2006, 03:02 PM   #1
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Guess these things have been used in Europe for 10+ years. Now available in the U.S. Totally cool to be able to see the amount of propane in the tank. Plus you can color-coordinate!

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Here's another site: ED Pro Energy

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Old 04-14-2006, 03:37 PM   #2
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I was kind of wondering why they didn't have those for propane when the do have them for CNG.

Very interesting!
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Old 04-14-2006, 04:49 PM   #3
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I love it. I was going to have to buy a new one next fillup, theses are great. I coudn't find a price though. or where to buy.
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Old 04-14-2006, 04:54 PM   #4
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yep.. those are very nifty thrifty!! to bad the smallest is the 20# tho...
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Old 04-14-2006, 04:58 PM   #5
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I love it. I was going to have to buy a new one next fillup, theses are great. I coudn't find a price though. or where to buy.
hummm maybe here: Pricing
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Old 04-14-2006, 05:14 PM   #6
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I found a website that had a price. Spell the price a bit expensive.
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Old 04-14-2006, 06:10 PM   #7
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Those are a great idea, but as stated a bit pricey. That may preclude most of us EGG owners from buying them.

Donna, your statement about these being used in Europe for years is indicative of what I found. Back in 1979 the consulting firm I was working for sent me to work in Austria and Checkoslovakia for several months on a pulpmill project.
I had time to wander around the department stores in Vienna and the house hold products I saw made in Sweden, Italy, France and Germany where a way ahead of us in designs. Most of it I have not send in this country yet.
We in Canada and the US could learn a lot from the Europeans.
Anyhow! A good post.
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On the site Donna gave, they were only $55. I don't think that's too pricey..........especially since is solves one of the oldest problems with propane tanks, being able to tell how much fuel is left.
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On the site Donna gave, they were only $55. I don't think that's too pricey..........especially since is [b]solves one of the oldest problems with propane tanks, being able to tell how much fuel is left.
I must be slipping, I can't find anyplace of either site that has a price or where they could be purchased.
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Yes but Chris, As Donna (I think it was her that bought one) for a propane tank guage that tells you how much you have left in your tank and at what price for a comparision??????
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On the site Donna gave, they were only $55. I don't think that's too pricey..........especially since is [b]solves one of the oldest problems with propane tanks, being able to tell how much fuel is left.

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Tongue weight is a big issue for me, I may have to invest in one of those!
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Am I right at thinking the weight is 17lbs?

How much does a "regular" cylinder weigh empty?

I answered my own question. Campingworld lists them as 17.9 lbs. Not a big difference.
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The 20lb lite cylinder weighs 12.4lbs. and costs $55. The CW 20lb tank weighs 18.9lbs and cost $69.99. Different makers may have slightly heavier or lighter tanks.



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