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  1. darklord

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    No gas bottles supplied with the new van, and the connections are different to our other one. This one has a regulator with a male thread on it, i have been told that i have to have "pigtails", I gather its one for propane and another for butane,.....probably best i change my bottles...........are their good and not so good pigtails, whats recommended?
     
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    Male reverse thread = propane ...
     
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    best to go for stainless steel hoses, not the cheaper rubber ones, as these are believed to cause frequent regulator failure.The only surefire way to prevent this is to change to a cleese regulator or similar instead of the truma ones
     
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    male reverse thread??? surely thats female?:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    not if you are screwing around corners

    Not if you are screwing around corners:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1: a touch of Porkies I wonder:Wink:


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    Ineresting...

    I've just been wondering whether not having a 30mbar regulator could be causing my heater to malfunction, although my current one is 29mbar
     
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    the difference between the 2 pressures is very small and the fire is designed to be run on a range of pressures. Until the standard 30mbar regulator, we used to have different pressures for different gasses. As your van is from this time of multiple pressures, it will be fine on 29mbar. unless of course the reg your using is faulty and supplies considerably less than its marked at. check the flame at the hob to visually check pressure
     
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