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#1 (permalink) Old 08-25-2013, 08:33 PM
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What to do with empty propane cylinders?

What do you do with empty 16.4oz propane cylinders? Can they be refilled or are they one time use?

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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

One time use according to the bottles!

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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

Don't stick em in a land fill. Re-fill them with this.
  1. http://www.amazon.com/Mr-Heater-F276172-Propane-Adapter/dp/B000AMC5WO
  2. How to Refill 1-Lb. Propane Bottles | eHow

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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

I fill mine all the time. I only have problems with the refilled ones in the winter when it's really really cold as they leak a bit
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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

+1 for refill
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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

I refill mine as well. (small green bottles) I actually just bought 2.5 gallon bottles and run my stuff off refillable bottles. Much cheaper and good for the environment.
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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

I just throw them out. I can buy 2 cans for about $5.00 its not worth spending all the extra money to refill them.
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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

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You just watch. Some moron will blow his kids up doing this and the government will outlaw 20 pound propane tanks.

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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

one use here AND to dispose of them you take them to the disposal centre ... to me, it ain't worth the risk of refilling anyway, given they're relatively cheap to buy ...

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Re: What to do with empty propane cylinders?

I like to shoot mine with 5.56 tracer rounds (from a safe distance). If there is any residual propane left in there it looks real pretty

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