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Old 19-06-2007, 13:46   #1
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Propane or Gas in the Bahamas for Cooking ?

Does anyone have any firsthand experience to tell me if I can bring propane stove, etc. to the Bahamas? I'm going to get a new coleman, and I'm trying to decide propane or gas...

Pros and cons of each?

If I got the propane, I would refit the fuel intake to a rubber hose to a large BBQ style tank, to buy in bulk and save $$$.

Whaddya think, y'all?

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Old 19-06-2007, 16:02   #2
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Propane is readily available in the Bahamas. Fuel (white gas) for Coleman stoves is not easy to get.

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where on the boat do you plan to store the propane?
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Old 19-06-2007, 23:10   #4

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You are talking about something to be used and stored on deck, not in the cabin, right?
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White cooking gas is hard to find outside the USA. I suggest that you do not use the colman stove for any lenght of time on a boat or use gas inside the boat. Some of those parts are a little week in my view.

Here is a nice one burner and they do have a 2 burner. It is very durable -

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I like a propane system, my tank is aluminum so it won't rust and 10 gallons last a long time. It is stored on deck on the stern. I would rather cook on a propane stove rather than white gas. I also have my BBQ grill plumbed to the tank.

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