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Old 03-11-2017, 05:52 AM   #1
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Propane Regulator

I'm working on a 1973 cloud I purchased last fall. Up to trying to get the propane working. Po never used it and all that was left sticking out the front of the trailer was a broken rubber hose that had the end taped closed, no regulator. I replaced some of the copper and rubber supply line, and checked for leaks of coarse. Since it only has a stove, small gravity furnace, and a lantern type light inside I just put in a 11 pound single stage regulator. The stove works just fine. but the furnace doesn't put out much heat and the lantern doesn't get very bright. Wondering If I have the right regulator or if I even needed one back in 73.
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Old 03-17-2017, 02:57 PM   #2
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Jeff.

LP and natural gas pressure is measured in inches of water column. And your regulator should be "11 inches of water column". You can make a inexpensive but accurate manometer to measure the pressure. Here's a u-tube video showing how.


Regulators are adjustable a little but not a whole lot but if you want to test yours here you go. And you definitely need a regulator.

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I'm working on a 1973 cloud I purchased last fall. Up to trying to get the propane working. Po never used it and all that was left sticking out the front of the trailer was a broken rubber hose that had the end taped closed, no regulator. I replaced some of the copper and rubber supply line, and checked for leaks of coarse. Since it only has a stove, small gravity furnace, and a lantern type light inside I just put in a 11 pound single stage regulator. The stove works just fine. but the furnace doesn't put out much heat and the lantern doesn't get very bright. Wondering If I have the right regulator or if I even needed one back in 73.

When messing around with some as volatile as propane it's best to let somebody certified to work with it. If something happens with a DIY system you're the one that liable.
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