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    Propane stations

    Anyone know if any places in Grimes (or close) fill up propane tanks? Not necessarily interested in the propane tank exchange places.

    I know the Flying J on Hickman does but I left the tank at home today and not hip on driving back that way and home again.



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    Re: Propane stations

    Try the hardware store. There's an ACE there isn't there? The one in Altoona exchanges. So does Walgreens. Does Kum and Go?



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    Re: Propane stations

    Don't be so particular about how nice your tanks are... Your life will be easier and your steak will taste the same!


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    Re: Propane stations



    Someone had to do it...
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    Re: Propane stations

    I see a red X.. Is it Hank Hill, who sells propane and propane accessories?? :)


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    Quote Originally Posted by drmwevr08 View Post
    I see a red X.. Is it Hank Hill, who sells propane and propane accessories?? :)
    You know it!



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    Hey you Hank Hiwl...you not so spewcialw!



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    Re: Propane stations

    FYI...I did call True Value in Grimes and they fill tanks. :)

    Been in there many times and never asked or checked.



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    Re: Propane stations

    Why don't you want to exchange tanks?


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    Re: Propane stations

    We exchanged tanks when I was growing up - had many problems with them. One was actually leaking - found out half-way home. We finally began filling it ourselves using the large propane tank we had on the farm.

    I also read a story years back of a man that was severely burned from a tank that was leaking and either caught fire or exploded - it was a tank he had exchanged for the day before.

    Granted, the chances are slim but I at least know the condition of my tank.



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    Re: Propane stations

    I just want to point out that the sub-forum page has the phrases "Tuff as rain" and "propane" on it as thread titles.

    Is someone channelling Roger Sprague???



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    Re: Propane stations

    If there are any RV dealers in the area, most of them will refill tanks.



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    Re: Propane stations

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post


    Someone had to do it...
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    Re: Propane stations

    filling up is a LOT cheaper then exchanging.... A LOT.

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    Re: Propane stations

    Uhaul apparently refills, doing it today so thought I'd bump after my search.



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