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How can I connect a 20# tank?

I've used 1# tanks but they don't last long. What accessory do I need to connect a 20# tank to it?

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These 20K btu heaters are designed to be used with 100# tanks or larger...but in emergency and small periods of time you can use a 20# cylinder, but REMEMBER, a gas tank cannot be inside your location where the heater is being used. That is against ALL codes, and if you have an issue, you have no warranty from the Manufacturer. You would buy a rubber gas hose with a hi-lo pressure regulator to use from the tank to the heater, with a 3/8 inch connection at the heater. You must also use the gas tape/dope to seal that fitting at the internal regulator of the unit, checking for leaks before your first use.

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Lp gas hose, regulator, pipe fittings to adapt the hose to your heater.. use brass fittings.

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