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Help! My propane tank ran out and I need an exchange or refill on Labour Day.

Googs Sep 6, 2009 04:26 PM

I have a yellow Superior Propane tank I usually swap out at the Home Hardware on Parliament. (It seems the colour of the label is important to retailers.) Anyone know where I can swap it on Labour Day?

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  1. jayt90 RE: Googs Sep 6, 2009 04:32 PM

    Swaps are not very cost effective. You can refill for $11 to $12 in my area, but a swap would be $20.
    Now that I think of it, any taxi service station will be open on Labor Day. Just call a taxi dispatcher to find out where, and take a cab to the nearest propane fill...

    1. Squeakycheese RE: Googs Sep 6, 2009 04:34 PM

      Ouch! Not sure, but I thought most gas stations were pretty open about what they will exchange? Superior is pretty much a monopoly on propane. I also remember that once time we took a tank to some place South on Parliament or Jarvis, can't remember exactly where :(, but they were able to physically refill it.

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        OnDaGo RE: Squeakycheese Sep 6, 2009 05:07 PM

        There is an independent gas station on Queen East at Lesie north side that refills propane..

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          sumdumgoy RE: OnDaGo Sep 6, 2009 05:10 PM

          Try north side of Dupont just west of Bathurst.

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            pearlD RE: sumdumgoy Sep 6, 2009 05:25 PM

            They are open...Husband just got back from there (6:30) said it was quite busy but totherwise fine.............(The one on Dupont)

      2. duckdown RE: Googs Sep 6, 2009 05:26 PM

        here in brampton i'd go to Sunrise Petroleum... those guys never stop working at any time for any holiday, lmao.

        i just hope they don't detonate a few city blocks near me..

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