Cruisers Forum

  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 22-04-2015, 17:06   #76
a64pilot's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Jacksonville/ out cruising
Boat: Island Packet 38
Posts: 31,464
Re: Propane Tank Recertification

Originally Posted by biker6977 View Post
Scuba equipment is not O2 clean. To be o2 clean there must be no grease, dirt, fiber etc. all truly O2 clean tanks or components are sealed. Once that seal is broken it is no longer O2 clean. We build O2 tanks for hospital and hydrogen tanks as well. Cleanliness is extremely important.

Your right, once you put a reg on it, it's technically no longer O2 clean. On my Deco bottle I never remove the reg except to fill in the attempt to keep it clean.

I didn't mean to start an O2 clean debate, just to explain O2 under pressure is very dangerous is all, respect it.

Sent from my iPad using Cruisers Sailing Forum
a64pilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 31-07-2015, 11:03   #77
Registered User

Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: New Jersey
Boat: Jeanneau SO49
Posts: 50
Re: Propane Tank Recertification

Cruising around Penobscot Bay - a long way from home in LI Sound when the propane tanks ran out. My fault for not checking the tanks before we left. But fortunately a block from the docks in Belfast, ME is Consumer Fuel which refilled the 10lb tanks for $11 each and re-certified the aluminum tank for just $12. Quite a bargain. At home no one wants to bother with re-certifying or if they do it's way over $50 bucks.

s/v Avalon
SO49 is offline   Reply With Quote

certification, propane

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

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
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lehr Propane outboard: horizontal tank? liquid propane? ngermain Engines and Propulsion Systems 79 18-08-2014 16:06
Liferaft Repack/Recertification captain465 Health, Safety & Related Gear 1 14-03-2009 01:33
Propane Tank Fittings? Rangiroo Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 1 07-08-2007 12:57
Recertification of Life Raft Trim50 Monohull Sailboats 5 12-07-2007 17:17

Advertise Here

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 00:32.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.