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 do they make an adapter for propane tanks to a coleman stove?
gajeep94yj  [Member]
1/11/2008 12:20:17 PM EST
looking for an adapter to attach the grill's propane stove to the standard 2 burner coleman green stove.

if they make one of these can you post a link to it? I can't seem to find one at REI, dicks, or wally world.
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GST  [Member]
1/11/2008 12:28:43 PM EST
I got mine at wally world, 4' long, about $13. It was in the lawn and garden dept. with the grills. I don't see a link on the website.

eta: are you talking about an adapter for going from a 20 lb. cylinder, to a 1 lb. cylinder fitting, or something else?
ASUsax  [Member]
1/11/2008 1:03:23 PM EST
You'll also see some that attach to the top of the tank, and you can hook up multiple Propane items to one 20# tank. They're nice because they usually have a 'top connection' to attach a lantern to.
gajeep94yj  [Member]
1/11/2008 1:54:22 PM EST
I am talking about taking the 20lb tank from my grill and using that to attach to my colman grill.
pevrs114  [Member]
1/11/2008 1:56:35 PM EST
Yes, coleman makes them. Google "gooseneck"

They make adapters that can hook up lanterns, stoves, etc to a 20# grill tank.
MCR  [Member]
1/11/2008 4:32:39 PM EST
I think this is really what you need. A propane distribution tree, comes with a hose (at least mine did) to adapt to a camp stove. I've had mine about 6 years, my dad about 10 and we love them. The nice thing about the 20lb tanks is that one of them will last a verrryyyy long time while camping and with the right adapter, you can refill your 1lb bottles for portable uses like lanterns.
Britt-dog  [Team Member]
1/11/2008 4:52:48 PM EST
If you are talking about a coleman "White gas stove" then no I don't think tou can convert it. I could be wrong.
thatguy  [Member]
1/11/2008 4:58:57 PM EST

Originally Posted By Britt-dog:
If you are talking about a coleman "White gas stove" then no I don't think tou can convert it. I could be wrong.


I am pretty sure I have seen a converter for the 'white gas' to propane someplace..

Here is what i found LINK

good luck

Brian
CaptSchofield  [Team Member]
1/11/2008 5:26:21 PM EST

Originally Posted By thatguy:

Originally Posted By Britt-dog:
If you are talking about a coleman "White gas stove" then no I don't think tou can convert it. I could be wrong.


I am pretty sure I have seen a converter for the 'white gas' to propane someplace..

Here is what i found LINK

good luck

Brian

Years ago Coleman made a gas to propane adapter I know ihad two of them. Those are long gone and have not seen them for some time
ZedsDeadBaby  [Team Member]
1/11/2008 5:28:39 PM EST
Yes they do. The best thing is you can also get distributor trees to run multiple stoves, and you can also get different lengths, up to 12ft I believe, of hose so you can set up away from the fuel source.
GST  [Member]
1/11/2008 6:08:56 PM EST
This is similar to what I have:
www.mrheater.com/productdetails_extended.asp?catid=52&id=52
sandboxmedic  [Team Member]
1/11/2008 6:53:25 PM EST
Yes- you can run your stove off of your bulk tank. Go to Wally world, Sportsman's Warehouse, Bass Pro, Cabela's, etc and pick up a propane conversion kit. These allow you to use a standard 1# disposable propane cylinder on your Coleman stove. They function fine and require no pumping, etc. Mine is a Century and I've had no issues with it (sometimes the 1# cylinders will leak after being unscrewed though).

Once you have the propane conversion, you can use a hose such as that made by Mr Heater- one end connects to the bulk tank and the other screw onto anywhere a 1# cylinder would. I know Sportsman's Warehouse carries several different hoses and adapters as I bought mine there.

If you want to run more than one appliance then you need a T or an extension post. The post is handy as you can add a small propane light on the top then connect your stove hose to one of the side connectors- be aware, this is a different type hose than the Mr Heater listed above. The post connects to the bulk tank then you use a smaller sized hose to go from the post to the stove. The post is a two piece affair- the Century attaches to the tank and then has a hose, the Coleman screws directly into the tank)

If all of this sounds confusing, it is a little bit. From the sounds of it, I have something very similar to what you are looking for. You can also get an adapter to refill the 1# cylinders from a bulk tank.

ETA (ignore the dirty garage floor and yes, I'm getting ready to retile a bathroom)
The first picture shows the bulk tank (in this case an 11# I carry in the camper), an older Coleman stove with the propane conversion on it, the Mr Heater hose (in the packaging), the post (it attaches to the tank and has a hose that connects- I didn't bother to connect it for the picture), the small Coleman light on top of the post and the extension hose to connect the stove propane conversion to the post)


The second picture shows the propane conversion and the hose to connect it to the post.


Hope this helps some.


Southernman077  [Team Member]
1/12/2008 4:02:18 PM EST
I got it all at Wal-mart. They have stoves, conversion kits, hoses, trees, etc in the camping area of sporting goods.
SniperKage  [Team Member]
1/12/2008 4:24:03 PM EST

Originally Posted By MCR:
The nice thing about the 20lb tanks is that one of them will last a verrryyyy long time while camping and with the right adapter, you can refill your 1lb bottles for portable uses like lanterns.


I use a tree so I can put a lantern at the top and hook hoses to the heater and stove. Works great. My Mr. Heater goes through a disposable bottle in less than a night on low power, but lasts about a month on a 20 lb. tank in the garage.

I've been meaning to get one of those bottle filling adapters, but there's one thing you have to know about them. It's illegal to transport a refilled disposable bottle. How anyone would know it's refilled is beyond me, but it's worth mentioning I suppose.
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