Tiny House Propane Rack

Or how to mount 2 – 100 lb propane tanks onto a tiny house

Tiny House Tank Fabrication Platform

To mount 2 – 100 lb tanks onto a tiny house, one should not just bolt a bracket onto the last steel member as the downward weight will twist the steel and premature failure. What we did was weld together steel that had one long cross member that would help carry the weight 2′ in from the end of the trailer, and be welded to the trailer beams as well as welded to the end beam on the trailer.

Tiny House Tank Fabrication Platform 2

Then we welded plate steel to the boxed area, with corners cut out so that water would not collect where the 2 tanks would set.

Tiny House Tank Fabrication Platform 3

The above picture shows the underside of the trailer with propane fabricated supports

Tiny House Tank Fabrication Platform 4Here we see a  tank sitting on the platform being cradled by the steel members

Tiny House Tank Fabrication Platform 5

The upper cross member is bolted to the house wood frame with arms that project into the tank shroud which allows for a padlock to be inserted to secure the tanks to the wall, as well as easy removal for filling the tanks. This also acts as ballast to the trailer and will reduce the tongue weight by 100 lbs or so.

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3 Responses to “Tiny House Propane Rack”

  1. Ron November 13, 2017 at 7:04 pm #

    Good evening what I am interested in is the tank holder

  2. Terry Newton May 6, 2018 at 7:38 pm #

    do you sell these brackets?

    • Jim May 6, 2018 at 8:31 pm #

      yes, we do sell them.

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