Alugas - does this compare with Gaslow or MTH???????

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  1. Teasy2007

    Teasy2007 Funster

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    Hi, we have looked at all the alternatives and have found Alugas. It compares very favourably with regards to price BUT there is no 80% cut off when you are filling.

    Does anyone have experience of this system and can advise me please???

    Mike and Ginny
     
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    Hi looking at the filler it is the same as mine.You can fill normal calor propane bottles.Make sure they are empty then 2 ltr fuel = 1kg so in my case (small) 3.9 kg just short of 8 ltr so I put 7 ltr in.You can buy the same thing from mth for £80 but when pressed they offered it for 60.You only need the adapter at £35.It is very simple to use and used as directed you cannot go wrong.If you need more info there is some on here but if you cannot find it ask and i will write it all again.There are some who think it highly dangerous because there is no 80% valve but I personaly feel simple math is better than relying on valves
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    I saw these at newark but didnt take a lot of notice.

    personaly i dont like the idea of calculating how much gas to put in plus the benefit of the 80% valve allows you to refill at any time regardless of how much gas you have left.:thumb:

    if you arrive on site for ,say, a week and run out of gas in bottle #1 on day one:Angry: you only have one bottle for your stay or go offsite to refill.
    while i would never use this much gas in a month, let alone a week, some folks do.

    just my opinion. :thumb::thumb:

    john.
     
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    New Motorhome and Gaslow???

    I think you are probably right John, plus the fact that when pressed for the size of the alugas cylinder, we found they would not fit in our gas cabinet - so that put an end to that discussion!

    We have now opted for the Gaslow system and are researching exactly what we need, bearing in mind we have a 2007 Autocruise. I cant figure out whether we need a regulator as well as the one in the motorhome, or not. With it being a new motorhome it is not clear and I dont want to buy what we do not need.

    I think I will have to wait until Tuesday and contact Gaslow direct.

    We were supposed to be on a ferry tomorrow, but the weather changed our minds and we have postponed take off for a fortnight! We are not fair weather motorhomers, but high winds, rain and snow really put us off!!

    Mike and Ginny
     
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    Hi ,to anyone thinking of using this filler I would recomend a 2 bottle approch, that way = 1 full -1 empty,that way you are only ever filling an empty! = no part filling to go wrong, = simple:thumb:
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