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Old 22-04-2009, 08:12   #1
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OPD Propane Tanks


Does anyone know whether -- to the extent propane is available in the Med -- it makes a difference if your tank has an OPD valve? Will filling stations refuse to fill your North American tank because is has the old-style, non-OPD valve?

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Greetings, and welcome aboard Shirish.

European propane/butane fittings are different from N.A. Generally, and Europe doesn’t have refilling stations, (instead they trade tanks, as in the Rhino exchange Propane program in US Grocery stores).

For further detailed information, see:

“Using your North American LPG system in Europe”
by Jack Tyler

LPG in Europe

refill propane tanks in Europe

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