BP Gaslight refilling

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  1. blade1889

    blade1889 Read Only Funster

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    Does anyone have experience of refilling BP Gaslight bottles with AutoGas with a filling adaptor?
    Can it be done?
    If so, where can I purchase the adaptor from.
    Homebase now charge £26 for a 10 kilo bottle (refill)
    Any suggestions appreciated
     
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    Forget it and Get the proper system installed.

    Don
     
  3. vwalan

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    e bay you can get normal propane (large male screw fitting. )dont know the bp fitting i have fittings for most other bottles collected over the years . must be possible bp do it. you have to keep a look outfor new fittings on your travels. i can fill camping ,calor ,spanish,german.calor butane. cheers alan
     
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    Rip Off Britain.

    I filled our Gaslow with 10kg at a filling station in the Highlands ( so probably not the cheapest ) for £6.
     
  5. Terry

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    ebay item nos
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    260457495419
    either will do,with your see through bottle it is easy :thumb: just remember the 80% full rule
    terry
     
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    That was very reasonable,

    In Colchester I pay 53p per lt .. so 10kg would cost ~ £10.60
     
  7. blade1889

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    Thx Terry & all.
    The BP bottles do not have screw threads, just a push down mechanism.
    Are you convinced it will do the job? (just checking before I jump in)
    Cheers
     
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    Hi
    the ones Terry pointed out are for Propane bottles they won't do..

    I haven't seen an adapter for a clip on bottle, not to say it doesn't exist, but it may be easier just to replace your bottles with Calor Propane ones.. you can sometimes pick them up at your local amenity site ..

    jim
     
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    Gaslow do all sorts of fittings to suit all sorts of bottles - if is comes out through them then it must go in as none of them seem to have a non return valve - maybe i'm to old but I am always a bit fussy about gas and filling non refillable containers always worried it will go



















    BANG:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Eeek:
     
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    I can't find the receipt just now, I have 51p at the back of my mind, that would be 12l. I remember thinking "half tank and we refilled ages ago". Filling station was in Banchory.
     
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    its possible to get clip on connectors .not regulators i have one with the old screw on thread similar to french bottler .it was the old butane thread .i then have anothr adapter to the big propane thread . one day i,ll learn how to put up pics. might buy a digi camera . in france germany etc they dont use our bir propane thread just the same thread as our old butane. as far as filling bottles same routine as gaslow if you can count. alan
     
  12. Terry

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    Hi Blade, I have not seen any clip on ones YET but I am sure it will only be a matter of time --sorry the ebay ones will not be any good for you
    terry
     
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    Try www.gaslow.co.uk/pages/products/list_3.html product codes 01-1673 and 01-1673T both these are high pressure adaptors to fit BP gaslite the thread should screw on to UK standard Butane worth buying a bag or two of the spare sealing washers at the same time they do not last too long when being reused. The fitting clips on to the top of the cylinder and the lever opens the valve in the top of the bottle. Most caravan/motorhome outlets stock these now.
     
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    I filled my Gaslow this morning for £7 (14 litres) in St Albans. Thats all we used in about 3 weeks with the fridge on all the time. Result
     
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    Hi, Morrisons Ipswich LPG 47.9:thumb:
     
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    think brian must mean 10 LITERS.

    more reasonable figure for the highlands.....60p per ltr
     
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    OK, I have the receipt......

    11.82l £6.61 = 55.9p

    So it was half a tank :)
     
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    that's more like it Brian, .. not bad for the Highlands :Wink:
     
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