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Propane . Butane

Posted by helicopterrob - Created: 3 years ago
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Posted by AQ-417490 - 3 years ago

We use Super U, their own brand of butane - cylinders in the adjoining garage. When we signed up, we paid the fee for the cylinders and the gas was free, only now have to pay for gas on each exchange. Not sure if this free first gas supply deal is still running, or if other supermarkets have their own brands or deals.  It's probably best to get your gas, whatever brand, from your nearest supplier.

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Posted by helicopterrob - 3 years ago

Thank you,, I will grab a bottle en route,

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Posted by Fitter - 3 years ago

Any supermarket fuel filling station sells butane and propane - the small cylinders here are 13 kg for butane and 12 or 11 kg for propane. It depends on which regulator you have fitted whether you buy propane or butane. Red regulator for propane and brown/gold colour for butane- different pressures- same jets in the appliance.

Propane should not be in the house, butane should be kept in the house or the bottle will freeze in cold weather.

The bottles here are NOT colour coded for the type of gas ie in UK red=propane -blue= butane.

Don't make the mistake of testing an installation jetted for mains gas (gaz de ville) on bottled gas.

Cost for a bottle about 27 to 32 euro at the moment unless there are special offers on.