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Old Apr 4th 2010, 11:31 pm
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Default BBQ gas cylinders

Swap and go ? refill ?
Which do you do and where do you do it ?
(i am fully aware of the 'gas bbq's are shite' argument so i dont wanna hear that)

Thanks folks
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Old Apr 4th 2010, 11:53 pm
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Default Re: BBQ gas cylinders

Originally Posted by stuckinblighty View Post
Swap and go ? refill ?
Which do you do and where do you do it ?
(i am fully aware of the 'gas bbq's are shite' argument so i dont wanna hear that)

Thanks folks
Try your local hardware store or service station, as most are now "swap and go".
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Old Apr 5th 2010, 12:03 am
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Default Re: BBQ gas cylinders

Originally Posted by stuckinblighty View Post
Swap and go ? refill ?
Which do you do and where do you do it ?
(i am fully aware of the 'gas bbq's are shite' argument so i dont wanna hear that)

Thanks folks
We refill at Matilda, $20 for 9.5kg
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Default Re: BBQ gas cylinders

We have 2 X 9 kilo's, one is a swapngo for the BBQ we take camping. The other is a refill one we own, it's for the patio heater. We take both with us & have a third small cylinder [a 3 kilo I think]that I use if I go fishing up the beach.
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Default Re: BBQ gas cylinders

Originally Posted by stuckinblighty View Post
Swap and go ? refill ?
Which do you do and where do you do it ?
(i am fully aware of the 'gas bbq's are shite' argument so i dont wanna hear that)

Thanks folks
Connect to town gas, and convert your BBq from LPG to Natural, you'll never be caught short.

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Default Re: BBQ gas cylinders

Originally Posted by Demented Ferret View Post
Connect to town gas, and convert your BBq from LPG to Natural, you'll never be caught short.

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Only useful if you have town gas of course. Gas cylinders or electric here.
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Only useful if you have town gas of course. Gas cylinders or electric here.
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I go to a small Brisbane camping shop that will only charge half if the cylinder is already half full - unlike a lot of places.
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I go to a small Brisbane camping shop that will only charge half if the cylinder is already half full - unlike a lot of places.
Why swap a gas cylinder when its half full ? I swap it when its empty
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I use 2 x 18Kg gas bottles (36 lts of gas). I brought a Servo filler gas connection for both bottles. I refill at the servo for less than $23 per bottle (Less than half price of what the camping shop or where ever you get your bottles refilled charge). The $75 it cost me for the connection paid for itself in 3 refills.

I also refill my 45Kg bottle from the servo for a grand total of $55.00 (90 ltrs of gas). ($110 from the local shop).

Do the math. It makes sense even if it is a bit illegal. It certainly helps having a local servo run by someone who only wants to make money.

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Why swap a gas cylinder when its half full ? I swap it when its empty
I don't swap it. I own the Gas bottle and pay to get it topped up before going camping. A lot of places will still charge for a whole bottle even though it only needed half filled.
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Originally Posted by Demented Ferret View Post
Connect to town gas, and convert your BBq from LPG to Natural, you'll never be caught short.

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It'll only cost a grand for the pleasure for the local tradie
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It'll only cost a grand for the pleasure for the local tradie
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Originally Posted by POW148 View Post
I use 2 x 18Kg gas bottles (36 lts of gas). I brought a Servo filler gas connection for both bottles. I refill at the servo for less than $23 per bottle (Less than half price of what the camping shop or where ever you get your bottles refilled charge). The $75 it cost me for the connection paid for itself in 3 refills.

I also refill my 45Kg bottle from the servo for a grand total of $55.00 (90 ltrs of gas). ($110 from the local shop).

Do the math. It makes sense even if it is a bit illegal. It certainly helps having a local servo run by someone who only wants to make money.

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That's standard procedure throughout most of the U.S, Caribbean, Pacific Islands & NZ. My dad had a hose made up & used it all over the world while he was sailing. When he got here he was told it's illegal
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That's standard procedure throughout most of the U.S, Caribbean, Pacific Islands & NZ. My dad had a hose made up & used it all over the world while he was sailing. When he got here he was told it's illegal
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