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As a follow-up to our recent video on wintering in an RV, we found that connecting our rig to a large external propane tank was a little bit more involved than we expected. But we do know more about it today than we did yesterday! Hello RVgeeks, First off you guys are an awesome source of information.

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My wife and I watch your YouTube videos every time they come out. The last one that we used to help us was the replacement of the large air filter on the engine. I pride myself on finding the most affordable place to purchase the items I need and after all my searching I found that the place you suggested https: I should have just checked with you first. We are in a Fleetwood Discovery. The propane tank itself is toward the front, middle, underneath the motorhome.

The fill is at the back so I suppose I need to get underneath to find a good spot to hook up an external tank. If you have any suggestions I would love to hear them.

Another question relates to the awning and snow.

I know to leave one side lower to drain the rain water but with the snow I have been going out and using the windshield cleaning attachment on an extendable pole to pull off the accumulating snow. Is this a good idea? I really like the cold and enjoy sitting outside under the awning especially if it is snowing. We have lights and other items hanging from the awning making difficult to quickly bring Propane hook up for rv and reset it up so I would like to avoid doing so.

I am going to stop here since I am rambling. First… thanks so much for the kind words.

The weight of the snow can cause damage to the roller, arms, and fabric. Would be interested in whether the below would have worked for you?

If so it might be a more elegant solution.

At least I think it would be correct…possibly the length of your hose would drop the pressure too far. Part of the reason for leaving it where we have it upstream of the RVs whole-house regulator is that it allows us to connect to ANY external tank… even a little portable tank… in a pinch, with no additional regulation.

That would indeed be optimal, eliminating the long hose and therefore the need for the extra regulator on the big external tank. Do you have anything about awnings, etc in the rain. Am I supposed to drop one side lower so it does not puddle in the middle. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

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