What size is propane hose for BBQ? (2023)

What is standard propane hose size?

Hose Coming Out of Regulator The hose coming out of your regulator and bringing propane to your appliances will usually have a 3/8" NPT fitting.

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Does propane hose size matter?

Size of hose has no real bering on the amount of propane used just on the amount of propane that can be passed thru it at a given pressure. What is more important is ensuring your total BTUs do not exceed the capacity of your regulator. Most appliances are designed for 1/4 inch fitting.

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How do I know what size propane fitting I need?

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What size is the fitting on a BBQ hose?

Note: The grill must have a matching SAE 3/8” male flare (standard on most grills), measure to be sure. Due to the SAE standard, the actual dimension of the male SAE 3/8” fitting is much larger, approximately 5/8” (the inside hose diameter is 3/8”).

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What size is the gas fitting on a BBQ?

the female end of our 3/8" Natural Gas Quick Disconnect Nipple and 3/8" Natural Gas Quick Disconnect Coupler will actually have an inside diameter of about 5/8"

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Shipping Dimensions
Weight12 lbs
Dimensions12 × 12 × 5 in
Size3/8" x 10', 3/8" x 20', 3/8" x 25', 1/2" x 10', 1/2" x 20', 1/2" x 25'

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What is the best line to use for propane gas?

What pipe can be used for propane? For most propane yard lines, the piping is usually either copper tubing or plastic polyethylene piping. The materials allowed for propane gas line installation will vary from state to state. Some states do not allow copper piping.

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Does length of propane hose affect pressure?

Regardless of the reasoning, we're here to help you successfully and, most importantly, safely, install a hose extension to your barbecue. Please Note: We do not recommend having a hose above 20 feet in length as it might cause a decrease in pressure. Causing your unit to under fire (and nobody wants that!)

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Does propane require a special hose?

There are multiple types of propane hoses, with different fittings on the end meant to work with different types of regulators and appliances. Any hose used for propane service must be approved for that use, and can be made from plastics or rubber, and sometimes are covered in a steel mesh for added durability.

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Is my gas line big enough?

Overloading your gas lines with appliances isn't safe or efficient, as it causes pressure issues that can lead to gas leaks or appliance malfunction. Some homes are only equipped with gas lines that are 3/4 inch (") in diameter, as this is a standard size for supporting major appliances.

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Are all propane connections the same?

As a result, specific propane fittings such as t-valves are usually a standard size and thread. This allows them to be connected to most propane cylinders and used for multiple applications at the same time, as long as the regulator for the system allows the pressure to remain consistent enough.

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What size is a 20lb propane tank fitting?

Size: 1/4" NPT Male Thread, connect your propane fitting or the QCC refill adapter. Easy to install. With 1''-20 Female throwaway cylinder fitting.

What size is propane hose for BBQ? (2023)
Are all propane quick connects the same size?

The following is a list of the sizes for each of the Natural Gas Quick Disconnects: ¼” Female Quick Disconnect – ½” Socket I.D. 3/8” Female Quick Disconnect – 5/8” Socket I.D. ½” Female Quick Disconnect – ¾” Socket I.D. ¾” Female Quick Disconnet – 1” Socket I.D.

What size is an hose?

AN Fittings and Hose Sizes Chart
AN SizeHose / Tube O.D.SAE Thread Size
-63/8 in.9/16 in.-18
-81/2 in.3/4 in.-16
-105/8 in.7/8 in.-14
-123/4 in.1 1/16 in.-12
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How long can a BBQ gas line be?

We do not recommend connecting more than one hose together as it could impact the performance of the grill. If you require a length greater than 10-ft, we recommend referencing information on hard piping your supply line to your grill found in your owner's guide.

What type of line is used for propane gas?

The propane gas service line (also known as the LPG yard line) that runs between the tank and the structure housing the gas appliances is the service piping. Typically, the propane yard line consists of copper tubing or plastic polyethylene piping.

What size propane line do I need for a gas stove?

Usually the gas line coming into your kitchen will be 1/2-in. black threaded pipe, and the connection to the stove will be either a male (external threads) or female (internal threads) 1/2-in. fitting.

Are all propane tank fittings the same?

There are multiple types of propane hoses, with different fittings on the end meant to work with different types of regulators and appliances.

How many BTU can a 3/8 gas line carry?

Capacity of Pipe (BTU x 1000) at ½ psi Copper
Nominal Pipe Size COPPER (in)Pipe Length (ft.)
1/4 (3/8)3517
3/8 (1/2)7535
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