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this might not be a commen question. because I can't find it anywhere.
Does anybody out there know the weight of Propane, by the gal. I have a 100 lb tank . It takes 25 gal's of gas. How much is it going to weighs full?
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this might not be a commen question. because I can't find it anywhere.
Does anybody out there know the weight of Propane, by the gal. I have a 100 lb tank . It takes 25 gal's of gas. How much is it going to weighs full?
Raider Keith;:silver::banghead
Weight of a gallon of propane
Propane weighs about 4.2 pounds per US gallon, at 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Propane expands 1.5% per 10 degrees F.

Read more: Answers.com - How much does one gallon of propane weigh

I figures that make your tank weigh about 205. There may be issues about how much you can actually put in the tank due to expansion saftey.
 

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Thank You Blue Streak; :right:
I was wondering if I could pick it up ? & I think I can. We'll have to give it a try. I was wondering if my back would take it?
Raider Keith;:silver::right: & thanks again . Happy in Hemet. It is going to get into the 70's this weekend. Just great for the parade of lights boat show in Oceanside this weekend
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All (legal) propane tanks (except for commercial use (ie. forklifts etc.)) have an automatic shut off valve which prevents over filling the tank. This has been law since Apr. 2001. :)
 

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lifting it up in the truck is one thing (i've done it with my back belt on but it aint no fun)

Lifting it out is much better.

#100 tank will weigh in around 225 including the tank itself. I had two of these tanks I had to fill frequently in the winter before I installed the Home furnace and attached it to the main tank (1000 gallon) for the house.
 

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I spent 10 years selling propane at the wholesale level for an oil and gas producer and 4.537 LB per gallon at 60 degrees F popped into my head. Now I'll spend the rest of the evening wondering if I'm right.
 
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