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Old 03-04-2012, 06:46 PM   #1
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Am using a turkey fryer burner and am wondering how long will a rank of propane last me?

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Old 03-04-2012, 06:55 PM   #2
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I get about 3 extract/pm out of mine

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Old 03-04-2012, 06:57 PM   #3
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I get 3 or 4. Do keep a backup handy

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Yup! Had to snatch a tank off of the travel trailer one time to keep a brew goin' becuase I had forgot to get the backup brew tank filled!

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Old 03-04-2012, 08:37 PM   #6
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Am using a turkey fryer burner and am wondering how long will a rank of propane last me?

Until you use it all up..... couldn't resist!

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Doing all grain and I get 4 or 5 batches out of a tank. Always keep a second one handy as others have said. Don't want to run out of propane mid boil!

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I think I got 5 or 6 out of my last tank. I have two tanks that I rotate so I don't have a brew day emergency.

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I didn't start with a full tank (pulled it off the BBQ grill) and have gotten 5 batches so far. I brewed today and thought it would probably run out so I had a spare handy but it didn't run out.

I do partial mash 3-4 gallon boils in a 5 gallon brew pot. Generally 20-30 minutes to get a good boil and then 60 minutes after that.

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Ok I was thinking about 5ish.... And as far as the spare tank. I have 2 but for some reason one is always empty and I get yelled at when the grill goes dead in the middle of cooking! :/

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