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Old 10-23-2010, 12:11 AM   #1
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Just picked these up at Lowes today.

Mr. Heater Universal Appliance Kit

Will this be ok for my rig?


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Old 10-23-2010, 03:03 AM   #2
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I'd pay attention to the pressure ratings, particularly if your rig is high pressure.


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Old 10-23-2010, 03:13 AM   #3
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that's a hp line, but yes, i'd still be careful
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Old 10-23-2010, 01:44 PM   #4
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I'm running propane on a 10 psi regulator with these burners...

http://www.academy.com/index.php?pag...260-01781-0001
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Just picked these up at Lowes today.

Mr. Heater Universal Appliance Kit

Will this be ok for my rig?
It all depends what your rig is, and what your gas source is. You may be able to use that,try it out, if it doesn't fit, just use a lot of thread tape (don't really do this, you may kill yourself or others)
Do not exceed pressure ratings, and make sure you have good connections (soapy water trick), and you should be okay.
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Do not use teflon tape or other thread compounds on metal to metal flare seals (between the flarenut and the adapters). Its fine on the NPT side of the adapter.
Be sure to leak test everything.
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Old 10-23-2010, 05:15 PM   #7
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Why two threads for the same topic?
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Do not use teflon tape or other thread compounds on metal to metal flare seals (between the flarenut and the adapters). Its fine on the NPT side of the adapter.
Be sure to leak test everything.
So don't use the yellow tape or pipe dope on the flare fittings?

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Why two threads for the same topic?
This is the first post I've made about this.
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[QUOTE=janitorjerm;2357987]So don't use the yellow tape or pipe dope on the flare fittings?

Nope, flares are a compression type fitting. They require no dope or tape.
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Why two threads for the same topic?
is that a pun?


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