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Old 10-08-2012, 08:21 PM   #1
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I have a commercial 4 burner range that I would like to hook up to a propane tank. Does anyone know what size hose and connections I need to make this happen?

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Old 10-08-2012, 09:54 PM   #2
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are you running the line straight to the tank or is lp run through out your house? The range will require a 1/2" pipe thread fitting on one end.

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is the range made to run on propane or natural gas?
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:12 PM   #4
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I should probably clarify what my intent is. I want to use this outside as a secondary range. There are no gas lines in the house, everything is electric. I want to connect the range directly to a propane tank. I had a feeling the confection to the range was 1/2" or 3/4". I just wasn't sure how to connect the other end to a propane tank or if I needed a special fitting
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Interesting question. Im not a propane guy (I've only done a few propane systems).You need to use approved hose and fittings, so I would ask the place that you buy them from. Also keep in mind that the appliance regulator on the range has a minimum and maximum pressure required to operate properly. The reg that you would find on a propane tank feeding a BBQ wont be the correct one. I would go to a fireplace/BBQ shop, or your propane supplier if its a larger tank. Hopefully they can get you what you need.
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Old 10-11-2012, 04:51 PM   #6
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We use a Maxitrol RV48 (3/4) regulator. They are rated for both natural and LP.

You will need approved hoses, which should be found at any barbecue place. Do you have a specific make, model of range you are using? If this is in fact a commercial range and not a residential unit with a bunch of stainless thrown on, your local commercial kitchen repair company should stock parts for it.

What fuel was this previously used on? If it was used on natural you will also need new orifices to set up burners properly. Improper gas flow could cause an explosion.

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