Calor Gas During Journey

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  1. Spots

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    For safety,I switch Calor gas cylinder OFF when on the road.
    However My daughter in law will be doing the refreshment during Help for Heroes Yorkshire Peak walk next month and will only be driving a few miles between rendezvous point. Would it be OK to leave the gas cylinder in locker turned ON in between the short drive?
     
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    Rightly or wrongly I never turn mine off
     
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    I never turn ours off, fridge is on gas 24/7
     
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    I always turn mine off when travelling (y) just to be on the safe side ;) It only take seconds so why worry?

    Thanks Antony
     
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    Same here gas never turned off. We do have a valve that allows safe traveling with the gas on. Automatically shuts the supply off in an accident
     
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    ours is on all the time
     
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    We always turn our off but know that other people don't.

    It takes seconds to turn on or off - unless you have problems with your hands of course.
     
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    We always turn ours off -------except when I forget - we are still here !!
     
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    I'm in the leave it on camp.
     
  11. CandC

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    I always turn mine off (when I remember lol). If I forget and suddenly remember while I'm driving, I don't stress about it but do it at the next scheduled stop (if I remember!)
     
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    Always leave it on, we have the system that cuts out if in a accident.
     
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    Another one in the no camp
     
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    Another leave it on candidate. (y)
     
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    We leave it on ...:whistle:
     
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    Leave it on (y)
     
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    Most of these responses really surprise me. Are you guys saying that you drive onto filling station forecourts with your fridge switched onto gas?
    Stef.
     
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    Our fridge is automatic - it decides it's own source. When we drive onto a petrol station forecourt it's obviously on 12v from the engine battery, when we switch the engine off in theory it goes to gas but in practice there is a delay before the gas lights itself by which time we've filled up and the engine is running again. But to answer your question, yes the gas is switched on. The only time it's off is if I'm filling the gas cylinders.
     
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    The only time I turn our gas off is when we are going on the Eurotunnel. ... We also have a system which is supposed to turn off automatically in an accident.
     
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    Is that a matter of choice, or advice from the cylinder manufacturer. I have Gaslow, should I be closing the valve on the cylinder prior to refilling?
     
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