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ptooti 05-25-2018 02:28 PM

Quick Connect LPG
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Hello I would like to know what kind of hose I need to use to convert a BBQ that uses the 1lb tanks over to the quick connect on our new camper Passport ELITE 19RB thank you in advance

notanlines 05-25-2018 02:45 PM

All the major RV store areas carry the hose. It has the male for the RV end, similar to automotive air tools, and the grill end matches the threaded part on the end of your one pound tanks.

flybouy 05-25-2018 04:57 PM

You will need to remove the regulator that the screw on tank attaches to in order to connect it to the on board gas line.

66joej 05-25-2018 05:07 PM

Actually you can get a male end like the one on your RV outlet and screw it into the female end after you take off the regulator. Then buy a detachable hose of the appropriate length and store when not in use. No winding the hose around the BBQ. Just a thought. I did this.

flybouy 05-25-2018 05:25 PM

I've converted several grills and smokers this way. Typically a 1/8" or 1/4" pipe thread male quick connect and an extension hose of appropiate length. Very easy.

ptooti 05-25-2018 08:30 PM

Thank you for the great info! I will check out an RV store in Weyburn Saskatchewan this weekend! First trip out fingers crossed it all works out

notanlines 05-26-2018 02:50 AM

Ptooti, I believe this will get you going in the right direction:

xrated 05-26-2018 05:01 AM

Question for y'all! Are the propane quick connects a special type made only for propane/gas use, OR would the quick connects that I use on my air compressors be safe to use? I currently use the Milton "V" quick connects for my compressors and air tool devices, but not sure if they are "rated" for propane there a difference in standards?

zuley 05-26-2018 05:09 AM

xrated, I hope others chime in on your question as well but I recall reading a post on the site previous that stated there was a difference between compressed air and gas fittings.

chuckster57 05-26-2018 06:19 AM

Iím not an expert by any stretch but I do believe in using the right tool for the job. Quick connect for LP is made for LP and quick connect for compressed air is made for... its not like there is a huge price difference worth taking the chance.


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