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Bernzomatic

Model # 309791

Internet # 202034840

Store SKU # 378415

20 lb. Empty Propane Tank

$29.97 /each
  • Durable powder-coated glaze
  • Weather resistance
  • Overfill prevention device

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Product Overview

The Worthington Pro Grade 20 lb. Empty Propane Tank goes with your gas barbecue grill (sold separately) and accommodates 4.7 gallons of gas. The tank is refillable so you can use it for years. You can also easily carry it around with you to get refilled and take it wherever you need it ─ your home, RV, vacation home and more.

  • Low-pressure cylinder for storing liquid propane
  • Ideal size for gas grills
  • Steel construction
  • OPD on the valve for safety when filling
  • Note: Product may vary by store

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.) 
12.3 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
17.8 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
12.3 in 
Product Diameter (in.) 
12.3 in 

Details

Cooking Accessory Type 
Grill Accessory 
Number of cylinders included 
Outdoor Living Product Type 
Liquid Propane 
Pre-Filled 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Tank weight (lb.) 
17 

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If I buy propane tank for grilling at Home Depot, how do I get the tank filled?

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All you have to do is google fill propane tank and a list of suppliers will come up. You can also check gas stations in your area as some will fill tanks.
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To get a tank filled, check with your local propane service center. Some gas stations offer propane filling service.
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The Home Depot, typically, uses an exchange program. This program allows the customer to bring in an empty and exchange it for a full tank (20 lb tank only). Prices vary. Tanks purchased at The Home Depot must be taken to an authorized propane filling station prior to use. Recently, manufacturers began purge air from tanks (air used for pressurizing tanks during testing) prior to going to market. Not the Read More
The Home Depot, typically, uses an exchange program. This program allows the customer to bring in an empty and exchange it for a full tank (20 lb tank only). Prices vary. Tanks purchased at The Home Depot must be taken to an authorized propane filling station prior to use. Recently, manufacturers began purge air from tanks (air used for pressurizing tanks during testing) prior to going to market. Not the case for all manufacturers so check your labels. Those not already purged must be purged of air during the initial filling process or you may experience difficulty lighting off the grill the first time around. Odds are you pass several gas stations, rental centers and the like that have propane filling stations. Call around, competition is fierce, prices can vary significantly. One word of caution. If you take your new "empty" tank to an exchange program you will be sacrificing your tank (good for approx 12 yrs) for a used tank which in all likelyhood will have a much shorter life span. Read Less
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You would have to locate a licensed propane distributor in your local area. The cost should be roughly $10 to fill the tank up, around 80%.
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Tanks must be purged before they can be filled. Some vendors charge for this service. Those worries are forgotten if you purchase the BernzOMatic at The Home Depot because the tank has already been purged by the manufacturer. Simply take the tank anywhere you see a "propane" sign displayed. While you might believe this is inconvenient, it is actually very easy, and usually much less expensive than doing Read More
Tanks must be purged before they can be filled. Some vendors charge for this service. Those worries are forgotten if you purchase the BernzOMatic at The Home Depot because the tank has already been purged by the manufacturer. Simply take the tank anywhere you see a "propane" sign displayed. While you might believe this is inconvenient, it is actually very easy, and usually much less expensive than doing the tank exchange business (which THD offers, also). We travel all over, and I have never been unable to find a propane vendor...usually available everywhere you buy fuel for your vehicles! Read Less
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This particular tank sells as an empty tank. You can go to a local propane fill station (just use a search engine to fine one) and get it filled there. I also think Home Depot has an exchange program that is separate from this product if you just want to exchange your empty tank for a prefilled one at the store.
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Don't switch it out with one of those prefilled tanks, to start with. Take it to a place to get it filled. I went to a local gas company that sells propane. Be sure to tell them it is the first time the tank is being filled. They have to do something special to it. It was much cheaper to fill it with propane than to get a prefilled one (by about $6), plus, you get to keep your nice, clean tank.
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May 4, 2015
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You will need to go to a propane tank filling station.
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I get my tank filled at a U-Haul a few miles from my home. There are about six different place within 8 miles of my home but I'm sure that varies based on where you live.
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You can bring your empty tank to any RV retailer and have it filled while you wait or better yet why noy just purchase a already filled one at Home Depot?
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Does it have a fuel gauge?

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It does not. You can get one with a built in fuel gauge at costco for about the same price. However, the costco tanks are made in china & the worthington form home depot are USA made. I chose to go with the USA unit.
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No, it does not.
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No, this tank does not have a fuel gauge.
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No, it does not include a fuel gauge.
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Not all 20 lb propane tanks come with a fuel gauge. Some manufacturers do offer such an attachment and the accuracy varies from product to product. There are a number of "stick on" heat/cold sensitive strips that are just as accurate. The Tare Weight (TW) (empty) of the tank is stamped on the collar. Liquid propane weighs roughly 4.5 lbs per gallon. Filled to the max a 20 lb tank will hold approximately Read More
Not all 20 lb propane tanks come with a fuel gauge. Some manufacturers do offer such an attachment and the accuracy varies from product to product. There are a number of "stick on" heat/cold sensitive strips that are just as accurate. The Tare Weight (TW) (empty) of the tank is stamped on the collar. Liquid propane weighs roughly 4.5 lbs per gallon. Filled to the max a 20 lb tank will hold approximately 5 gallons, however, the safety float inside the tank will cause filling to stop at four and a half gallons.
Put you tank on a scale, deduct the TW, divide the difference by 4.5 and you can figure out how much gas is left in the tank. Depending on the actual TW, a full tank is approximately 38 lbs.
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No there is no fuel gauge for this tank.
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May 19, 2015
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No, this product does not come with a fuel guage.
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Is this Tank Manufactured in the USA?

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Yes, worthington tanks are USA made!
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It is MFG in Columbus OH.
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BernzOmatic brand (Worthington Cylinder Corporation Columbus Ohio) is made in the USA.
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Yes, the tank I bought from The Home Depot was made in the US. The tank sold at a big membership store was not...for about the same price.
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June 9, 2016
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Thank you for your interest in Bernzomatic products. Yes, this cylinder is made in the USA, in Westerville, Ohio by Worthington Industries. If you have any additional questions please call 1-800-359-9678 or email: Bernzomatic@WorthingtonIndustries.com
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It is made in the USA. Shows this on the label.
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I do not need my propane tank anymore-do you buyback empty ones?

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I do not think tanks are bought back. You will have to dispose of a tank at a special drop off for paint cans, batteries, propane tanks and other "dangerous" items. Each town has a special drop off date. Check your town's calendar. You might also check with Home Depot customer service if they will accept an old tank for disposal. I hope this helps you. Good luck.
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No, but there are a good many folks out there who will!
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You would have to call Home Depot and ask them. You can also call other companies that refill tanks or ones that re-certify out dated propane tanks as they may buy the tank from you. Most companies will not buy back an item such as a propane tank that has been used. You can try to sell the item on lsn (Local Shopping Network) if the propane tank is out dated and not in good condition you may have to just Read More
You would have to call Home Depot and ask them. You can also call other companies that refill tanks or ones that re-certify out dated propane tanks as they may buy the tank from you. Most companies will not buy back an item such as a propane tank that has been used. You can try to sell the item on lsn (Local Shopping Network) if the propane tank is out dated and not in good condition you may have to just recycle it. Read Less
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No, stores do not buy back empty tanks.
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The Home Depot does not buy back empty propane tanks. All propane tanks are stamped with a Month and Year (05-12), these tanks can be refilled for a period of up to 12 years from the date on the tank by an authorized filling station. Once expired tanks must be re-certified in order to continue use. Tanks with excessive rust, a damaged base, or painted dark colors should not be refilled regardless of the Read More
The Home Depot does not buy back empty propane tanks. All propane tanks are stamped with a Month and Year (05-12), these tanks can be refilled for a period of up to 12 years from the date on the tank by an authorized filling station. Once expired tanks must be re-certified in order to continue use. Tanks with excessive rust, a damaged base, or painted dark colors should not be refilled regardless of the age of the tank. Disposal of propane tanks can usually be accomplished by taking them to the local landfill or Transfer station. Some will take them at "no charge", others require a disposal fee. Propane tanks should be purged of all gas prior to disposal. Read Less
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My local HD does not buy back empty ones. I don't know your location but I would try placing an ad on Craig's List or some similar service if you are comfortable doing that.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 103 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Service I ordered the propane tank with a gas grill online. When I arrived for pick-up, I was asked for my propane tank. I answered that I didn't have one because I had just moved here from another country and I didn't know Home Depot had an exchange program. They called a manager over who said it was OK. I was expecting to get a new tank; however, I certainly didn't mind getting a used but full propane tank. I also know where to go when it's empty. May 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good summer buy We bought this empty tank because summer propane prices make it a cheaper option than buying one of HD's full tanks. BTW, we talked with the guy at the counter and he told us that it is irrelevant if your tank is expired, you just bring it into HD's with the tank exchange and get another one. Your expired tank gets re-certified by the tank company and gets a new expiration date. So if you find your tank is expired and unfillable, change it at any HD that offers the tank exchange. July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by It's a NEW propane tank. It holds propane. It does not explode. It costs less to buy your own empty tank, and have it filled by local propane vendor, than to use pre-filled exchange tanks. This tank is NEW, not some beat up exchange tank. I think that important since the tank sits on my porch 24-7 for years at a time. Not interested in taking chances with old tanks that have been screwed around with by other people. July 19, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Bad business Why would you sell an empty tank. I had to still buy a refill at $22 because the manager wouldn't give me a free fill or refund the empty tank what kind of customer service is that. She was very rude. Won't be going back to Home Depot in Alexis road in Toledo ohio.so u spent $ 30 on a new empty tank and had to buy a full for $22 that's $52 dollars for and empty tank wow July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great quality from a very Good MFG. Company this is the 2nd tank that i have purchased here. Great Quality. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome deal You buy it for 20 and empty but they recharge it free! Awesome deal June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 20 lb Propane Tank (Empty) Product as required, cost was reasonable, was in stock as well. June 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Not Much to Say... It's a propane tank...I'm not sure what to review. I did take it to be filled and have used it...both without issue. June 2, 2016
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