Filling RV LPG tank in France

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  1. Bryan

    Bryan Read Only Funster

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    Hi,

    What sort of adapter is needed to fill an American RV's on-board LPG tank in France?

    (Apicture would be nice :Wink:)

    Bryan
     
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    I have gaslow and whilst I did not fill I did examine a pump and its the wedge type adaptor from gaslow that I would have need to screw in.
     
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    Thanks for the replies:BigGrin:


    I have one of those Jim, glad to find out where it's for:thumb:

    How does the availability of LPG at filling stations in France compare to the UK?
     
  5. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    No problem finding LPG ( GPL ) in France, it's widely available, perhaps even more so than the UK..
     
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    Ah!!! Saves me buying one then:RollEyes::thumb:
    Geo
     
  7. Bryan

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    Absolutely geo, why buy when you can rent for half the price :Rofl1:
     
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    And after youve borrowed it you could accidentily shove it in your glove box and never have to worry about it again :Rofl1::Rofl1::thumb:
     
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    Fill up with gas on the autoroutes - there are not too many gas pumps elsewhere in rural France!

    Bob
     
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    Hi Doug ..

    yes, that's the Acme Screw, standard on yank LPG tanks.

    incidentally it's the Acme screw that's used in Belgium, so RV s don't need an adaptor.

    Jim
     
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    Ah! in that case I have that one too, but male end and not the female end that your photo shows, Just back from the wanderings, how do you stand up to this weather, I'm freezing.

    Doug...
     
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    hi doug ...its the acme screw, it was used here for years in the 70,s untill this recent lpg modern invention of cars running on gas. we arent supposed to know its been around along time. firm like beam in california, :thumb: lande hartog in holland must be laughing their heads off.
     
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    yeah.. there's always someone who wants to reinvent the wheel .. :RollEyes:

    now we have three 'wheels' to contend with.. :Doh:
     
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    hi jim, i used to build trikes n got into lpg. as a fuel for them . it was very cheap then . nothing wrong with 3 wheels. they make good toads . :thumb:
     
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