I live in a rural area and have a ~125 gallon propane tank on a concrete slab that is serviced by a mobile propane delivery company. We use it for hot water, the gas range, and our forced air heating system rarely since we primarily rely on the abundant wood. This is my outside tank:
Also because we're in a rural mountain town we lose electricity sometimes. We have a gas/propane duel-fuel generator connected to our house with a generator transfer / interrupt panel. We have a 30lb propane tank and maybe ~20 gallons of gasoline hanging around.
The propane tank and connection I use for running the generator:
I was wondering what it would take to connect my larger tank to my generator. I'm fine with having a propane-plumber do it, but I'd still like to know the pieces involved. Fundamentally I don't want to end up in a situation where I'm out of propane for my generator while still having 100 gallons 15 feet away.