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Old 10-27-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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Another hurricane post here.

So I have a gas grill in the backyard, but don't know how I can secure it, or at least the propane tank, so it doesn't get blown away and become a flying bomb.

I know storing tanks inside is a no-no, so I'm not sure what the best way to secure it is.

Could I use something like this?
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No garage? Disconnect the tank and put it in the trunk of your car.

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What?

You should never store tanks inside, even in a garage.
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Lay it down against the house. Really, this storm is being made out to be more than it is, by those listening to the stupid media outlets.
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You should never store tanks inside, even in a garage.
Baloney. Been storing my bbq grill in my garage or shed for almost 40 years. As long as there's no ignition source such as a gas water heater, I see no problem. And if the OP is just trying to protect it from the storm, it wouldn't be inside for very long.
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Lay it down against the house. Really, this storm is being made out to be more than it is, by those listening to the stupid media outlets.




Ever been through a hurricane, better to be safe than sorry!!
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Ever been through a hurricane, better to be safe than sorry!!
Yes, and this one like most in the past couple of years are being blown out of proportion by the media outlets.
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Yes, and this one like most in the past couple of years are being blown out of proportion by the media outlets.



More like the last 5 or6 years,and yes they tend to blow them out of proportion,but the one you don't take seriously is the one that'll getcha.
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More like the last 5 or6 years,and yes they tend to blow them out of proportion,but the one you don't take seriously is the one that'll getcha.
All of them can be bad, regardless, but you really need to keep your head out of your butt. Of course you cannot fix stupid, and we see plenty of that during any climate incident, regardless if it is a thunderstorm, heat wave, snow storm, earthquake, or hurricane.

If it was meant to be your time, you have nothing to stop it from happening, regardless what you think.
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yes they tend to blow them out of proportion,

but the one you don't take seriously is the one that'll getcha.

yep, they do it for ratings.

yep, better safe than sorry. in whatever climate you live in, your properties should be properly safe guarded WELL BEFORE the SHTF. waiting till the last minute is foolish.

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