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Marshall Excelsior MEGR-253 Reg 2-Stage Auto Vert Bulk

Marshall Excelsior MEGR-253 Reg 2-Stage Auto Vert Bulk

Marshall Excelsior MEGR-253 Reg 2-Stage Auto Vert Bulk
$ 67.99

Score By Feature

Based on 1,585 ratings
Easy to read
9.90
Easy to install
9.38
Value for money
8.38

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Product Description

This is the type of Phase 1 & Phase 2
A maximum pressure of 200 psi is required. The psi should be 250
This is the connection to the inlet A 1-inch female flare with inverted flares
The outlet connection is as follows The shape of FNPT is 3/8"
A Finish for the Exterior A raw zinc finish or powder coat is available

Questions & Answers

A lever serves no purpose if the regulator switches automatically, so what's the point of it? Is the lever moved when the tanks are switched?

When the empty tank is full, it automatically changes to the full tank. In order to remove and refill the empty tank, the lever needs to be switched to the full tank in use manually.

This would work for residential home use if it was connected in order 2 - 4 It weighs 100lbs. These cylinders are part of this auto registration. First, the registration of the first stage, then the registration of the second stage. ?

Your auto change will work if you use it - An application for a residential home requiring two stages is over two stages The cylinders weigh 100 pounds each. The two stage regulator uses a pre-regulator to take the cylinder pressure (which is determined by the size of the cylinder, the amount of LP inside, and the outside temperature) and convert it to ten pounds per square inch through the first stage. Once through the lower pressure side of the regulator, that 10 psi is converted one more time so that it is at 40 psi. This side of the regulator converts from 10 psi to approximately Water with 15 column inches). The function of a two-stage regulator is to accomplish this. Applications in a residence or an RV must be equipped with two stages of regulators. Regulators with a single stage are only intended for outdoor applications.

You can change to the left tank by switching to the left. A right-hand tank is to be found to the right. Can straight up be used on an ?

Levering straight up means that the pressure is equalized in both cylinders and that both can be used for propane at the same time. This also means that you will empty both cylinders at the same time as well. a change-over system lacks the functionality of what it is designed to do When a cylinder empties, there is an overpressure regulator designed to keep your service from being interrupted. As a result of having the lever in the middle, you will be using 1/3 less BTU capacity since neither of the pressure springs in the top half of the regulator are The springs would be relaxed on both sides. The lever must be fully moved one way or another. Regardless of the direction in which you point the lever. The primary cylinder of the engine is determined by this parameter. As for the reserve cylinder, it is situated on the opposite side. As soon as the cylinder pressure drops below 17 psi, the regulator will automatically take over the reserve cylinder and the signal will change to RED. The regulator will switch on its own without causing you any interruption in service. However, when it switches on its own, you will only operate on 1/3 the capacity of the unit. After you move the lever over to the opposite side, the indicator will turn from RED to GREEN, and the BTU capacity will eventually return to full capacity, since the cylinder that just emptied is now the primary, and the one that just emptied is now By moving that lever to each side, you are then able to close the service valve on that emptied tank and disconnect the pigtail so that you can refill that empty cylinder so that new primary tanks can be filled without interruption and the service can continue uninterrupted.

Selected User Reviews For Marshall Excelsior MEGR-253 Reg 2-Stage Auto Vert Bulk

A new 253 regulator was installed to replace the old one
5/5

It seems that they had driven the caravan down the road with the propane tanks on, allowing the liquid to find its way into the regulator when I bought a camper that had the same auto regulator in it. When it was empty, it went back to showing full. Finally, it bugged me so deeply that I ended up buying this new one. delightful to see the entire top view glass turn green when I turned on the propane tanks for the first time. I'm very happy with the product I'm not sure how well it will hold up in the long run. Here's where you can find out. Auto-changeover is the feature of this regulator. When the primary container empties, the regulator will automatically switch over to the other container so that you are not left stranded. To turn the switch, point it towards the container you wish to use immediately (primary bottle). If you need to remove the empty (primary bottle) while the secondary bottle is in use, you must physically move the lever so that it points toward the other bottle (secondary bottle), which then becomes the primary, allowing the empty bottle to be removed In the case of a new installation, the now empty secondary bottle (old primary bottle) will replace the now empty primary bottle. The following updates have been made The regulator is still in like-new condition as of May 28, 2021. I have not had a single problem using it on multiple trips outdoors where temperatures dropped below freezing and terrain was hot and humid. Having it work always makes my life easier because I don't have to think about it. am willing to purchase another one when (if) this one goes out of print.

Eileen Rose
Eileen Rose
| Nov 22, 2020
That's fine, everything works as expected
5/5

The installation has just been completed. Using the existing screws from the old regulator, I put them back in place. These are machine screws with self-tapping. There are no problems with it. The supply tank indicator was green while the power was As I test the auto switch over functionality, the indicator goes red when the supply tank is running low on LP or when the appliances are running on LP in this case, I just turned off the supply tank while the appliances were already running on LP. As soon as the reserve tank was full, it switched to it. The burners on the top of my range and my refrigerator were tested. Nothing went dark at all, as it should have. I'll keep you updated if anything changes, but for now everything is going smoothly.

Roy Ortega
Roy Ortega
| Jul 24, 2020
It is an excellent unit, but the propane is of poor quality
5/5

It is of excellent quality. It is recommended that the 253H be purchased for homes with high BTU consumers. A moderate amount of use is recommended. To put it another way, if you plan to use a stove, a large water heater, and another appliance all at once, you better come up with your BTU rating since you will likely exceed the limit. * Furthermore, these units are very well built and are very reliable, but they are not guaranteed to last for long if you use the horrible quality propane that is available today. In what way? As of now, the propane available in the US is terrible quality and has all sorts of contaminants and oils that will flow directly into your regulator and cause it to fail. As well as destroying appliances worth thousands of dollars, the garbage can damage other things as well. It is more likely that the regulator will get contaminated if you pull propane out at a fast enough rate. In the picture below, you'll see two "drops" of electrical current plumbed on the intake fitting and one drop on the output fitting. As a test, I hoped to stop the contamination of the system with oil by stopping a certain amount of oil from coming in. The first regulator I had that had only a small drop in output lasted for one It worked for about 2 cc's oil and I got about 2 cc's out of the bottle when it broke, and when I disassembled it, I found oil and waxy residue. With the intake drops, I am hopeful that the problem will be minimized. When both bottles are turned on, you can reduce the flow rate. In the case of the primary bottle (where the switch is pointed), the job will be done by the bottle that is nearest to the switch. However, a secondary flow will be generated when the primary flow is high. If you don't keep an eye on it in this scenario, you may end up taking a cold shower because both bottles may run out. This will tell you the level of the primary bottle, which is indicated by a red or green indicator. If a person is experiencing problems with one of these regulators, I recommend looking at oil contamination or high demand that exceeds the output of the unit. In addition to more expensive propane filters, you can also use drops that cost a few dollars each, or gravity.

Layne McClure
Layne McClure
| Sep 30, 2020
Is there an explanation for the lack of Because no mounting screws are provided and the holes are not threaded in any way, the mounting holes are ruined
3/5

As a result, it broke off inside the hole when I tried to use some self-tappers I had. The hole is too small for it to be removed without damaging As you can see, the thing has been attached to the Can the two screws that hold it together make the shipping of the item so challenging? If not, at least clear instructions on the type of screws that should be used!.

Kai Sweeney
Kai Sweeney
| Sep 20, 2020
Too late to discover problems
3/5

The original regulator had become stiff and difficult to operate after 17 years. This regulator is an exact replacement for the old one. Within 48 hours we were on our third month of a 3-month trip, and shortly afterward, the propane regulator began chirping while being used (unlike the old one, which sat silently) and the tank compartment began to smell of propane (again unlike the old one). As soapy water didn't detect the leak, I waited until getting home to purchase a combustible gas detector and found it right away to have been a vent leak. The return request was rejected because 3 months have passed since the order was placed. When you are about to leave on a trip of an extended duration, make sure you thoroughly test the product before travelling without the ability to swap or replace it. I already ordered a replacement from the same manufacturer, while I was waiting for the return to be processed.

Bailey CHARLTON
Bailey CHARLTON
| Dec 28, 2020
This is not recommended for cold climates! I purchased this regulator and matching rain cover to go with my new gas fireplace last fall
3/5

In the winter, the regulator constantly froze up on us if there was a fraction of moisture in the air, the thing would freeze up on us. Even though I had the regulator properly mounted and installed with a rain cover, and even mounted the unit under an overhang where I knew it would be protected from the elements, the unit would still freeze. As well, I lost count of the number of times the regulator failed to turn on. If you will use this item in the colder part of the country, it isn't the right unit for you. We live in South Central Pennsylvania, so our winters are mild compared to most of the north east. After less than 6 months, the regulator was unable to meet our expectations. Each side of the disconnect is frozen, so neither side is able to work. You can get a 5-year warranty on most products, but only if they're purchased through an authorized seller, which Amazon isn't. As a result, a small pile of cash has been flushed My recommendation would be that this item should only be used in warmer climates and that it should be purchased.

Whitney Beard
Whitney Beard
| Nov 13, 2020

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