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Old 01-07-2013, 13:18   #1
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Propane Tank Recall

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Emergency Recall of Lite Propane Tanks

July 1, 2013 – Boats Everywhere

Lite Cylinder see-through propane tanks were popular on boats because of their light weight.
2013 Lite Cylinder Co.


In late May, the Department of Transportation issued an emergency recall of composite propane tanks made by The Lite Cylinder Company. The tanks are easily identified by their plastic outer case and translucent inner epoxy tank. The recall noted several cases where the tanks ruptured, and one documented case of an injury.

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Old 01-07-2013, 14:38   #2
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Has anyone known of or read of one actually exploding? I have been searching and have not found one news article or report of one exploding. Could this just be another case of Big Brother looking out for our safety?
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Has anyone known of or read of one actually exploding? I have been searching and have not found one news article or report of one exploding. Could this just be another case of Big Brother looking out for our safety?
Dang hate when that happens!
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Old 01-07-2013, 16:05   #4
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Has anyone known of or read of one actually exploding? I have been searching and have not found one news article or report of one exploding. Could this just be another case of Big Brother looking out for our safety?
Seems quite a few have ruptured causing injury.

Lite Cylinder "Emergency Safety Recall"

Check out the recall order..
http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/staticfiles...ompany_Inc.pdf

These guys were very dodgy indeed!

I threw out 2, not worth the risk IMHO.
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