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Do you keep your propane bottles open while traveling down the road to operate the fridge? I think most people do, I was told to, but I have heard from a few people that they actually dont do this.
 

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Yes, we keep ours on to keep the fridge on. We have never had a problem with this, and I havent heard about it being a problem.

We do NOT leave our gas water heater on while traveling, but we do keep the fridge on.
 

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I keep mine on as well but I have heard that it is illegal to do this :scratchhead:
 

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I've asked the question thru my RV dealer and he tells me that it is not illegal. It's no different than a propane car as he says. I always drive with it on for the fridge.
 

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Its not illegal here, that I know of :)I know everyone does it, and we were told to do it when we left the dealer as well.
 

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Same here, we leave ours on while driving, everyone does I have ever talked too. Thats what the dealer showed us, so I assumed it wasnt illegal, although I have never checked on that.
 

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Mine are on too and from camping to keep the fridge cold. I was told it was okay by the dealer we bought the camper at.
 

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I have read about this a lot, you could literally spend hours reading posts about it.

The majority of people (that I can tell) drive with it on, most not turning it off at gas stations. There are a few who do feel that driving with it on is unsafe and that is fine, for them.

I drive with it on for the refrigerator only, and always turn off appliances, especially if I am going to any gas stations
 

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I think there are a few tunnels in the East that you could get a fine if you were pulled over and the propane tank valves were not in the closed position.

It is one of those things, though, that I think they would not pull you over to check if the valve was open, but if they pull you over for something else and discover it was open they would tack it onto your ticket.
 

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I do live next to the Hampton Bridge Tunnel. You are probably right about having those on when driving through it. I drive through it frequently, with no problems. Just a few days ago, a horse trailer got loose in the tunnel. The Transit people had to catch horses first thing in the morning.:10220:

Here's the latest picture from my Mom.
 

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Gues I'm very illegal as I leave mine on. One for refer and the other for HOT water when we get to the camp ground.
 

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We ALWAYS kept our LP on: keep the refrigerator cold....right? Would take forever to GET cold...generally the beer/soft drinks occupied an ice-chest, in the bathtub. (Yes, we showered...just had to juggle the beer chest first...).
So at our 'walk-thru' with this last RV...the manager says: "Never, never go down the road with your LP on...use the generator if necessary." Yikes! Been breaking the law for (hmmm...) ???
Sigh... who knew?!:shrug:
 

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I think I would enjoy camping with you :thumbup1:

Everything else may be hot, but our beer is always cold

I dont have much input on the propane, we tent camp, but the campers we have been with, I am sure they keep it on, because the fridge is always on when they get there :shrug:
We ALWAYS kept our LP on: keep the refrigerator cold....right? Would take forever to GET cold...generally the beer/soft drinks occupied an ice-chest, in the bathtub. (Yes, we showered...just had to juggle the beer chest first...).
So at our 'walk-thru' with this last RV...the manager says: "Never, never go down the road with your LP on...use the generator if necessary." Yikes! Been breaking the law for (hmmm...) ???
Sigh... who knew?!:shrug:
 

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One simply MUST keep the priorities straight...he, he, he!:yippie:
 

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Well it sounds like you have a system when you camp. Everyone has their own things they do while driving. As long as you don't blow yourself up or others.:no: Some of time, we do something illegal. We have car phones, no baby seats, eating food and drinking while driving. I have the baby seats though. Personally, I can't drink water or eat when I drive.:comfort_:
 

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I leave my LP tank open and refrigerator on during camping season. Usually it's on AC power, but we keep the refrigerator stocked and with a power lost we could lose everything because it gets so HOT during the summer in the Memphis, TN area. I use the LP as a backup. The BEER has to stay COLD....:thumbup1:
 

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Well the heat will be going up with spring and then summer coming. You said Memphis is very hot. It's probably consistently about 20 degrees more there. I think the last summer here in Virginia was hot. But there in Memphis it must be hotter than us. I was thinking that during this summer, there will be more heat to deal with, inside and outside. We are going to need our air conditioning this summer for sure.
 
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