Shadow Catcher wrote:I used 3/8 and have not had a problem. BUT I also have a two stage regulator. Three burner cook top, 6 gallon water heater and a gas grill so I potentially am using more Btu than you will.
Shadow Catcher wrote:.. BUT I also have a two stage regulator. Three burner cook top, 6 gallon water heater and a gas grill so I potentially am using more Btu than you will.
Shadow Catcher wrote:Here is the justification for a single vs two stage regulator.
Single stage and two stage gas regulators have different droop characteristics (Droop is the difference in delivery pressure between zero flow conditions and the gas regulator's maximum flow capacity) and respond differently to changing supply pressure. The single stage regulator shows little droop with varying flow rates, but a relatively large supply pressure effect. Conversely, the two stage regulator shows a steeper slope in droop but only small supply pressure effects.
Two stage is I understand required for RV's.
Since I have a couple of high flow usages, water heater and grill and wanted not much fluctuation I went with two stage.
John61CT wrote:Isn't it the case that pipe/NPT fittings with dope or yellow tape are better than flare connections? I've read that flares can crack where the copper's been deformed?
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