If it is out of date, exchange it. Some people have noticed they get more propane in the tank when they refill them rather than when using an exchange tank. It is less expensive to refill a tank rather than exchanging. To find the weight of your tank look for the letters "TW" stamped at the top of your tank followed by a number. Not Helpful 4 Helpful 4. Most U-Haul dealers. Using 1 lb disposable cylinders for camping.
Virtually all of the tank exchange companies now only fill your tank to 15 lbs. They claim that some of their tanks do not have the TS2 valve.
The return on investment may require you to use greater than 20 one pound cylinders. You are not borrowing it from them, so you have the right to do what you want.
You get a full tank. If you exchange, you are giving the propane company 5 pounds of propane and paying for the complete exchange.
This is to the very top. You pay only for what you get even if your tank is not empty unless they charge per tank. A pro tip is to buy two of the cheapest empty code-compliant tanks you can find and then exchange both tanks for full tanks.
Not an easy thing to do as it can be hard to judge. Contents of this Page. For me, it doesn't pass the smell test, however.
Tank Talk. Propane Tank Sizes This chart is a great guide to the different sizes and types of propane tanks available. Some propane vapor will also escape at that time. One spot had a leak large enough to smell at a distance. It is cheaper and you get a full tank. When you attach your bottle for use, inspect your equipment for signs of leakage before using.
As you can see I highly prefer to refill. What happens if you overfill a tank? I have asked the place where I refill and was told that they have never come across one that they could not fill.