Flashback: The Round Propane Tank, the Disco Ball of the BBQ

This tank was made when Nixon was president. (image: ebay.com)

Check out this ‘70s era propane tank, round as a disco ball and just about as practical.

Sure, this little cylinder has a little more style than a typical barbecue tank. But it’s hard to imagine the engineer who thought a round model was a good idea. It has a pedestal ring to keep it upright, but all it takes is one bump from someone’s (platform) shoe and this little guy could go rolling around like a marble.

Though this tank’s working days are over, and it is now surely destined for some collector’s shelf. Only three days left to put in your bid. Opening call is for $25, with another $23.99 for shipping.

Have a look at the eBay listing here.