Where's the best place to go to fill your Propane Tank?

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  1. jeff lam

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    I just got my first grill, I picked up a Weber due to all the high recommendations here. The model is a Genesis Gold C. Anyway I never had a gas grill before and don't know these things so where is the best and cheapest place to get a propane tank filled?
     
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    Most hardware stores will fill your tank for $15-$20.
     
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    Try BJ's or Sams Club. I get mine filled at BJ's for $7.95.
     
  5. Cal S

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    Strickland Propane in Arlen.

    Not only do they sell pronpane, but propane accessories as well.

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    I'm with Cal. They're the best, and they care about their propane.
     
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    I go to Lewisy's on Larkfield Road. It's $11.00 [​IMG]
     
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    go to a gas station/truck/rv stop, they'll have a big propane pig out front. I paid 7.xx in ND for a top off at one place in town that was open late. Most gas stations are only staffed for fills until like 6 or 7 around there.
     
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    I'll third Cal & Keith's suggestion. At Strickland, they wipe their tanks daily.

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    The 2 places I go to are:

    1.) A RV Sales/Service shop.

    2.) A U-Haul place.

    Both of these are good and fairly reasonable.
     
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    • U-Haul
    • Tool Rental Places
    • Welding Supply

    Helpful hint - Get a spare tank. The application of Murphy's law to gas grilling says that you will run out of gas either at night or on a Sunday when the above mentioned places are closed. You can go for the 'Blue Rhino' tank swap, but I think they are too expensive.
     
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    Jeff, around here U-Haul is usually the cheapest.

    Get a second tank at Home Despot for about $24. This really helps.
     
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    Is there really a Strickland Propane in Arlan. If so was it there before King of the hill was created.
     
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    Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, all have Propane exchanges,,Bring in your empty tank and they give you a full one..Takes only a few minutes.
     
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    I think you're right Cal, but the strange thing is how they stayed in a hotel in Arlington during the Propaniacs tour. It doesn't quite fit. But they're fanatics about the Cowboys, the kids go to a school named for Tom Landry, and when the weather is right they can pick up stations from San Antonio. So I don't know quite where they'd be.
     
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    Didn't mean to hijack the thread into a King of the hill thread. It's a great show by the way.
     
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    Since I do work in the Propane and Propane accessories field, I can say that Ferrellgas is the best. But then again, they pay my check.

    Look for any propane reseller, and they should be able to take care of you.

    FYI, fill your tanks now, boys, because prices are probably going to spike later this summer and into fall.
     

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