Camp Chef: Use On-Board Propane


Camp Chef Modification to On Board Propane

Camp Chef Modification

I was so excited when we purchased the new travel trailer.  There were lots of reasons.  For instance, it had a bumper grill. Never mind the fact that I had the dealer throw that in as part of my amazing negotiating skills.  The bumper grill was going to be a lifesaver.  I was wrong. So I had to purchase a Camp Chef Two Burner Stove.

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At first, I was super excited about that grill.  I loved how it stowed on the back bumper and swung around when we where ready to use it.  It seemed like the perfect idea.  Then we used it.  It just never really worked right. It would get hot-ish. If we strickly used it as a grill, it would eventually cook a burger just slightly past rare. Although by that time, the twins were in hunger meltdown mode.  This needed to be fixed.

Camp Chef Modification to On Board Propane

So I purchased a Camp Chef Double Burner Stove.  This thing puts out 30k BTUs on EACH burner.  Those burgers were going to cook in no time.  The only problem I had was I didn’t want to transport a portable propane take for it.  So I decided to find a way to use my two 30lb onboard propane tanks that came on my travel trailer.

Making It Work

The hardest part was tracking down the right parts. A little Google searching and Amazon purchase solved that. (I’ll add some links down below if you need them.) The part I found the hardest to figure out was is the 12-foot propane hose was the right size to screw directly to my Camp Chef.  Turns out, it was.

Overall, this is a super easy mod to the Camp Chef Two Burner Stove.  If you are thinking of buying one of these, or already have one, and have been lugging around a separate tank of propane, you should think about this.

I had a few requests to show the final product connected to my trailer. So here is what our outdoor kitchen setup looks like.  As you can see, there is plenty of slack in that 12-foot line.  Se we could move it even farther away if we wanted/needed it.

Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.  Or check out our other Blog Post here.

Equipment Links

If you’re interested in any of the items I used in this video, check out my Amazon Affiliate Links below:

  1. Camp Chef Explorer Double Burner Stove – https://amzn.to/30K56G0Opens in a new tab.
  2. Camp Chef Carry Bag for Two-Burner Stoves – https://amzn.to/3hzbZRlOpens in a new tab.
  3. Camp Chef Red Folding Side Shelves – Two-Burner Stove – https://amzn.to/30LAaVY
  4. Pieces RV Propane Quick Connecting Adapter – https://amzn.to/30MwPpt
  5. ⅜” Flare x ¼” Half Union – https://amzn.to/32VpQgE
  6. 18 FT RV Quick Connect Propane Hose for RV to Grill for Camp Chef Stove – https://amzn.to/39vqkv6Opens in a new tab.

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