Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 29-04-2010, 16:12   #16
Registered User
 
Hydra's Avatar

Join Date: May 2009
Location: Lorient, Brittany, France
Boat: Gib'Sea 302, 30' - Hydra
Posts: 1,229
Other brands of gas

Oui, Mark, ša va bien.

If you find Camping Gaz bottles too small, you should be able to get bigger ones from other brands.

For example, in France, you can find these propane bottles from Butagaz. They are sold for houses and trailers. Of course, you will need another type of regulator .

Alain
Attached Images
  
__________________

__________________
Hydra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2010, 10:06   #17
Long Range Cruiser
 
MarkJ's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Australian living on "Sea Life" currently in England.
Boat: Beneteau 393 "Sea Life"
Posts: 12,828
Images: 25
Don't use the valve in the original post!!!!!!!!



Needless to say when I tested the valve in the original post it was a high preasure valve. Only open the tinest bit the stove was like the Space Shuttle ignition!! I thought the stove, me and the boat were going into orbit!

I took the old regulator and the new valve into the Gas (gaz) shop today at our newest port of call larger than a village and we did swapsies onto a different valve and a new regulator.

Now the gas flow isn't very strong at all!

That I need to sus out.

The new reg says 0.3-16 Bar LPG
29mbar (3kpa)
1kg/h

Photo below of the new one (Yes I know the hose is going on the full way as soon as I boil some water!)
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	P5062887.JPG
Views:	81
Size:	94.3 KB
ID:	15924  
__________________

__________________
Notes on a Circumnavigation.
OurLifeAtSea.com

Somalia Pirates and our Convoy
MarkJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
gaz, regulator

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Campingaz (Camping Gas) Cylinder Refills ? Hugh Maclean Atlantic & the Caribbean 6 31-03-2010 23:49
External Regulator davevancat Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 1 16-09-2009 09:41
3 stage regulator or internal regulator for AGMs? sgtPluck Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 13 05-09-2008 09:50
Help please with alternator regulator Cadence10m Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 12 10-07-2008 23:13
Alternator regulator candycat Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 9 02-07-2008 04:57



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:04.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.