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#2906359 - Sat Dec 29 2012 07:41 AM Re: Propane Problem [Re: Squeaks]
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Registered: Fri Dec 26 2003
Posts: 18382
Loc: York Co (Hunt 3B)
At my Sullivan County camp...I'm currently with Suburban who took over Agway Energy out of Hughsville. Suburban's service is outstanding! I have a 100 gallon(420 lb) tank.
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#2906407 - Sat Dec 29 2012 08:48 AM Re: Propane Problem [Re: Squeaks]
hydiseka Offline
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Registered: Mon Feb 28 2011
Posts: 82
Loc: In the woods
I had the same problem with Heller's. It took them over 2 months to fill me up. Once these tanks are empty I'll be looking for someone else. I do have a #40 for emergency
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#2906441 - Sat Dec 29 2012 09:38 AM Re: Propane Problem [Re: hydiseka]
alpine4d Offline
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Registered: Sat Oct 13 2007
Posts: 1921
Loc: central pa
Squeaks i would just run off your 20# cylinder to get you by. If you have a male fitting going into ur 100# its a pol fitting. No big deal it just screws into the interior of your valve and is actually a better hassle free hookup. You are used to BBQ grills that have a plastic QCC which screw onto the outside of the valve. They are easier but also have safety valves in them that can become issues at times.

If it were me personally i would just take those 100# and run into Roberts Oxygen in Pleasant Gap and exchange them for filled ones.

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#2906627 - Sat Dec 29 2012 12:48 PM Re: Propane Problem [Re: Squeaks]
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Registered: Thu Oct 30 2008
Posts: 195
Loc: levittown, pa
I have had great luck with Heller's. I've been using them for about five years.
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#2906657 - Sat Dec 29 2012 01:22 PM Re: Propane Problem [Re: Squeaks]
pappybear Offline
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Registered: Fri Feb 02 2007
Posts: 1950
Loc: Sullivan County
I've been using Heller's for 10 years. They've been consistently reliable and will match or beat other companies low price offers. Tank rental is figured into the price per gallon you pay, not a seperate cost like some companies charge.
I believe they have a branch office out your way.
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#2906715 - Sat Dec 29 2012 02:17 PM Re: Propane Problem [Re: Potter Co. Joe]
skwirl Offline
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Registered: Sat Aug 25 2007
Posts: 713
Loc: Gaines,Pa
Originally Posted By: Susqyjoe
Look into suburban and look into getting a bigger tank.
We use to run off 2 100 lb tanks then switched to a 500 gallon tank.
Costly to fill but we reorder at 40 percent capacity which leaves us with plenty of fuel if such a delay with delivery comes up.
One other thing there is usually a tank rental charge for one that size.

Joe check out Rich Gas out of Kane and compare the price to Williams you may be surprised in the price difference

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#2907410 - Sun Dec 30 2012 08:00 AM Re: Propane Problem [Re: Squeaks]
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Registered: Wed Jun 06 2012
Posts: 128
Loc: Claysburg Pa
I heat and cook with propane at camp. My supplier is ameriagas. A buddy and I compared bills and mine was 1 dollar a gallon more. I called and they said it was tank rental charge. I ask them to remove both tanks when they were empty. They sang a differnt song and gave me the $1.00 off per gallon on the next fill up of 2 400 lbers.

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#2907447 - Sun Dec 30 2012 08:37 AM Re: Propane Problem [Re: Pottersdale Petz]
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Registered: Sat Oct 28 2006
Posts: 7703
Loc: Chester County, PA
Beautiful. They were charging you money for the CONTENTS, at a $1 a gallon, and not the tank itself.... I call that type of creative accounting BS. I'm glad you called them out on this.
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