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Old 2009-12-12, 7:47pm
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I was wondering if anyone could give me a ballpark guesstimate on how many hours one of those tanks would last running a small torch, say a Bobcat. Thank you.
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Old 2009-12-12, 11:49pm
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depends how much you torch! but at least 2 months
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Old 2009-12-13, 1:06am
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Like castaway says, it depends. But, I will say ... I will go through 3 oxygen tanks for ever BBQ tank of propane.

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Old 2009-12-13, 5:59am
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depends how much you torch! but at least 2 months
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I see, I thought by asking for how many hours it would run would cover the usage question..........thanks, I was just wondering.
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it lasts me a week....but i use a delta elite

i use 5 bbq tanks before my liquid oxygen runs out
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Old 2009-12-13, 7:13am
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I work on a mini-cc and torch about 15 hours a week, it lasts me like 5 months!
I just got a refill....some places have "down-sized" the quantity in the tank so check and see what your are getting!
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Old 2009-12-13, 7:18am
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I work on a mini-cc and torch about 15 hours a week, it lasts me like 5 months!
I just got a refill....some places have "down-sized" the quantity in the tank so check and see what your are getting!
Thank You for the good, solid information. That's just what I was looking for.
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Old 2009-12-21, 10:39am
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I work on a GTT Cricket, maybe 4 days/wk, about 4-5 hrs a day, and the propane tank will last me about 2.5 mos
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Thank You for posting that information asimeral, I appreciate it.
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Old 2009-12-21, 12:20pm
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20 lb tank is pretty big isn't it? I've always used 5 lb tanks, but I can't seem to keep track of how long they last. I tried to write it down this time, but lost track already. Oh well, my answer would be "a while." LOL
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Old 2009-12-21, 1:33pm
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A 20 pound tank is the typical tank found on the ubiquitous BBQ in most back yards.... It holds about 5 gallons of propane........

Where a 5 lb tank only holds about 1 gallon of propane...

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Old 2009-12-21, 1:40pm
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Im using a HH on a 20lb tank and at 4-5 hours a day it lasts about three weeks
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