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My WESTFALIA VW Campmobile has a propane stove with a MARSHALL BRASS Low Pressure two stage L.P.G. regulator. The propane cylinder needs servicing: the filler valve is bent and the outage valve does no longer stop the flow of gas. I tried to find a local business that would service the system, but to no avail. I contacted MARHSALL BRASS 4 times by email, but this business simply ignores my request for information. Please advise. Thank you.
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All repairs and modifications to any part of a propane system should be handled by a propane company or a licensed propane gas professional. In short, performing repairs and making modifications or additions to your propane system is not advisable. You will be safer in addition to it being cheaper in the long run.
Yes you can. Bring them to a propane dealer. They can re-certify your tanks and install OPD valves. We had that done to 30 LB aluminum tanks.
To dispose of smaller tanks that are damaged or unserviceable, contact a propane supplier, or your local household hazardous waste collection site. Some municipalities or local regulations may allow for disposal of empty propane tanks, propane cylinders, and propane bottles with your regular household trash.
The rubber seal CANNOT be repaired or replaced. Purchase a new cylinder or exchange the cylinder. You should inspect the seal before accepting a new or exchanged cylinder.
Our refurbishing process includes:

Sandblasting to near white metal. Grinding of welding splatter. Visual inspection of tank, welds, and legs. Primed with epoxy primer.

How Long Do Propane Tanks Last? While propane tanks are very resilient, they also have expiry dates. In the U.S., a propane tank is only supposed to be used for 12 years after the date of manufacture. After your tank hits the 12th year mark, ensure you start shopping for a replacement.
How To Tell If You Need To Replace Your Propane Tank. You may not realize it but your propane tank has an expiration date on it. It is between 10 and 12 years from the date of manufacture as seen on the handle of the tank – near where you find the tare weight.
A propane tank has three safety valves, or components: a service valve, a regulator, and a safety relief valve. These key components are discussed below. Your knowledge of proper propane tank safety can protect you and your family in the case of an unexpected natural disaster or potential leak.
In addition to the varying sizes of propane tanks on the market, however, there are different valve types. The valve is the connecting point between the tank and the fuel source used to refill it. Propane tanks are produced with three main valve types: POL Valve.
Check the propane tank`s expiration date.

Now, propane itself doesn`t technically “go bad,” but the tanks do. General wear and tear, exposure to corrosive materials, and physical impact or other damage can all contribute to a propane tank`s deterioration.

Restoring damaged seals can be very cost effective over time. Taking care of your rubber seals is important. Noticing when there is damage or when they need some attention can prove to be worthwhile. If you have the right tools to hand, under the right circumstances, it is possible to restore damaged rubber seals.
The correct type of Teflon tape for gas fittings has a yellow color and is identified in the packaging as manufactured specifically for gas pipes and connecting gas lines. This type of tape is known as gas-rated Teflon tape. It is designed to accommodate all gas lines, including natural gas, propane and butane.
In most cases, consumers can tell if a propane tank has an OPD valve by the handles. If the handle is round or star-shaped (left) their cylinder is outdated. A triangular handle (right) indicates an updated cylinder.
A refurbished tank has the same life expectancy as a new tank and will need to be requalified every 10 years.
Different from fuel types that degrade with time, like gasoline and diesel, propane fuel does not expire nor does its effectiveness deteriorate with time. You can store propane forever, if you are talking about the gas itself. Propane tanks typically need re-ispection every 10 years.
Check the Relief Valve Cap

Check to see if the cap on your relief valve is open. If so, the valve is doing what it`s designed to do on hot days; slowly release pressure built up by the propane that expands when subjected to heat. The cap may have blown off due to the pressure.

Generally speaking, when people refer to a propane cylinder, they are talking about a portable vessel like the ones used to power a propane grill. A propane tank, on the other hand, is a larger storage unit that is installed and filled in a fixed location at your home or business.
There are Liquid Propane/Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Tanks and there are Vapor Propane Tanks. Properly identifying a propane tank will help in avoiding component failures due to the improper application of the different fuel types. Vapor Propane and Liquid Propane are NOT INTERCHANGEABLE.
OPD Valve. The current type of valve being used is the Overfill Prevention Device (OPD) valve. Similar in appearance to the Acme valve, an identifying mark of the OPD propane valve is its distinctive triangle-shaped hand wheel. OPD valves have an internal float to prevent overfilling.
The relief valve allows pressure to be released quickly and safely. All propane tanks are required by law to have a relief valve. You may also hear it called a pop-off valve or a pressure-venting valve.
Propane valves are simply used to turn gas on or off. Similar to that of a water faucet, propane valves consist of a handwheel that controls propane gas flow when turned. When the wheel is turned, a stem and seat mechanism located within the valve opens or closes to prevent or allow gas flow from the tank.
Hazard Class: 2.1 (Flammable gas) FLAMMABLE GAS Stop flow of gas and use water spray to disperse vapors. POISONOUS GASES ARE PRODUCED IN FIRE. CONTAINERS MAY EXPLODE IN FIRE.

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My swimming pool. I have just had my fifth IC 40 Intellichlor chlorine generator installed in 4 years at a cost of over $900 today. Each one has worked for no more than 8 months. The first three were replaces under three year warranty, the fourth by a factory rep and I bought the fifth today. The first three all failed with Flow Chk PCB error message. The fourth just stopped working on Sunday, no power or lights. A local Pentair warranty person, whom I paid a Service Call, unplugged the unit, opened the small power center cover, showed me the green light indicating that there was power, plugged in a new IC 40 which worked immediately (as did the other four). I asked if I should replace the power center and he said that it’s basically just a transformer and is working fine. We do get occasional power blips that make the clocks on microwaves, etc blink, but I thought that the power center essentially isolates the cell from these. I do have a Florida Power and Light surge protector on the electrical box that brings power into the house. I have now talked to the pool builder, two Pentair warranty repairmen and one factory rep. I am at a loss. They all tell me they have no idea why these units fail after less than a year. This last IC 40 was installed 3/24/2010, version 2.0 and now failed in less than 5 months. Should I replace the power center that the IC 40 plugs into. Any other suggestions. I have been told that this is the best chlorinator. I don’t want to keep replacing units. By the way, each unit had been spotless inside. I keep the water chemicals and salt levels at ideal levels. The units have never worked long enough to get dirty inside. The power center is connected to an Intellitouch control system outside with an indoor control panel. Last time I called Pentair North Carolina and got some smart alec tech person that had no suggestions. Please Help if you can.
ANSWER : I’ve had the same experiance. On my fifth one as well. Fail every year. No idea why.

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Every time I replace the 4 AA batteries all camera
ANSWER : There is an internal battery back up for storing settings. It’s soldered to the main board and I don’t think it’s a rechargeable battery judging by the amount of people who have owned these cameras who have encountered the same problem.
It’s a watch type battery and these things do go flat after a few years and unless you know the type and voltage only fuji service centres can replace.
It won’t affect the camera’s performance it’s just a pain having to set up each time you change the batteries.

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Flames shooting up from back of Coleman stove.
ANSWER : Buy a new one. do not attempt to use this one again. There could be a pin hole in the propane lines or just a small crack. If you can hear it then there’s a problem.

However if you really want to fix this one try putting water on the propane lines and then putting on a new tank and opening the valve. DO NOT LIGHT THE STOVE. where there are bubbles there is your leak. When you find it seal it with a Flame retardent sealent or clamp the line. Also I believe Lowe’s sells parts that may work. just find out which line is leaking and replace the whole line.

I highly recommend just buying a new one and destroying the old one. DO NOT just throw it away please. Some one out there will grab it and try and use it. They will find out the hard way and maybe get hurt badly themselves or hurt someone else. Just imagine the guy who grabs it and goes camping with his family. Him and his son start it up. the son is right next to the unit. The guy fires it up and boom the son gets burned. Is it just me or would you feel bad if you knew this guy. I have seen it first hand. trust me it sucks. A buddy of mine did this and his son was in hospital for 3 days. he said he will never do that again.

So for safety sake please just buy the new one. don’t take unnessecary risks if you don’t have too.

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On my model 770 in 300 mag. new right out of the box, cleaned in and oiled it but the bolt action was still sticky and after firing a box and a half though it it still will not eject the spent casing and I have to turn the gun on it’s side and let it drop out on it’s own. I have even called Remington’s repair shop in Or. and they can’t guarantee it will work as he said it was nothing but a cheap rifle from Remington. I will be sending to Remington’s repair shop and if they can not repair it what rights do I have to get my money back? As I don’t feel that I should keep on having to pay for shipping all the time for there poorly made rifle.
ANSWER : I am not sure what u are asking here if anything??

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