propane meter

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Postby shadow69691 » Thu Nov 30, 2006 7:51 pm

can someone tell me how to get the pressure to set a regulator to?
i used fuel tool to figure out meter size
where do i go from there?
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Postby Mr.Plow » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:09 pm

Fuel tool has the propane pressure in the program. Thats the "supply tank pressure"

I like to make my meters so they run off of 45 psi, which makes them less susceptible to the influence of cold weather (cold = harder to get that pressure). If you used fueltool but didn't notice that feature, your meter is by default set to run on 90 psi.
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Postby shadow69691 » Fri Dec 01, 2006 4:51 pm

how do i determine which pressure is best to set it to?
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Postby An Apple Pie » Fri Dec 01, 2006 5:54 pm

It is entirely up to you. The greater the pressure the smaller the meter can be, although it is harder to acheive high pressure when: it is cold, or when your propane tank is almost empty.

There is no way to determine it, it is simply preference. I would suggest anywhere from 45-90PSI. Depending on your needs.
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