Go Back   Keystone RV Forums > Keystone Community Forums > Odds 'n Ends
Click Here to Login

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-12-2019, 10:37 AM   #31
rsav
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: montz
Posts: 1
propane prices

Here in south Louisiana, Tractor Supply will fill a 5 gallon tank for {as of 1 week ago} $12.50 most independant locations around here are closer to $20.00 for a 5 gal tank. Hope this helps.....Ro
__________________

rsav is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2019, 04:20 PM   #32
Sunnysidebeach
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Gainesville
Posts: 22
Flying J usually does mine, much cheaper than anywhere else. Last time I was filled at Flying J it was $2.25 a gallon, vs local Ace hardware at $4.25 a gallon.
__________________

Sunnysidebeach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2019, 05:59 PM   #33
Cbrez
Senior Member
 
Cbrez's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Posts: 240
We use very little propane, maybe filling a 30lb tank twice a year. So all I care about is convenience. If I spend $5 more per fill up, so be it. On a Pareto chart of camping costs, diesel fuel and campsites get my attention.
__________________

Steve & Diane
2015 Montana 3402RL
2017 F350 Super Duty Lariat 6.7 Powerstroke, Super Cab, Long Box, 4WD DRW
18K PullRite Super 5th ISR
Cbrez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2019, 06:33 PM   #34
Northofu1
Senior Member
 
Northofu1's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Aurora
Posts: 368
$11.50 for a 20lb tank at Costco in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) That's canadian, so around $8.50 US
__________________
Dan & Serena
2015 Bullet 26 RBPR
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE
Blue Ox 1500 WDH, Air lift 5000 Air Bags, Bilstein 5100 shocks
Northofu1 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2019, 06:56 PM   #35
johnlewis
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Green Valley
Posts: 87
Our experience has been that Tractor Supply has the cheapest price in the area. Of course, like gasoline or diesel, propane prices vary area to area.
johnlewis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2019, 03:16 AM   #36
Roscommon48
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: grand rapids
Posts: 32
Just explore where you can get propane around your area, prices vary greatly.


I always prefer the 'per gallon' cost and not a tank price.
Roscommon48 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2019, 08:25 AM   #37
travelin texans
Senior Member
 
travelin texans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Picacho Peak Rv Resort
Posts: 1,755
With gas/diesel prices up now also if you drive very far to save a few cents on propane you will have lost any savings plus more in fuel.
Just buy at the park or the closest spot, if a couple bucks a year in propane is a huge expense then rving was the wrong pastime to get into.
__________________
Danny & Linda
travelin texans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2019, 04:48 AM   #38
jimborokz
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: Northville, NY
Posts: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Controller23 View Post
You should never pay by the gallon. And holy **** that ends up being expensive. Pay by the pound or by the tank. Generally 20 pounders are $17-19 here to exchange. Filling is a little less.
I never exchange. When you do you almost always only get 15 lbs. in a 20 lb tank. The only time I do is when the tank is out of date and I want a newer tank. Whether it's by the lb or gallon makes no difference just price accordingly. If you exchange at $19 you are really paying $25 equivilent to filling the tank. I pay $2.85/gal in GA to have it filled vs $1.40 for bulk at my s&b in NY. I also have a 100# tank at my winter base and that costs $60 to fill or about $2.50 per gal.
20# tank = 4.7 gal
30# tank = 7.1 gal
__________________

jimborokz is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
propane

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates in any way. Keystone RV® is a registered trademark of the Keystone RV Company.


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:00 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.