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I have the Weber Q300. Only used 6 times,30 minutes each time, and gas bottle is almost empty ( 7.8 Kilo or 17lb bottle). Are you supposed to turn bottle off after each use and disconnect lead ??? I have not done this. Everything I have read about Weber Q says it is supposed to be very gas efficient. Regards Jim.

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I would just always turn the bottle off.

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Yes turn the valve off at the tank so you do not loose gas. You do not have to disconnect the tank from the BBQ though.

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Good Luck and Please Rate FixYa!

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