Gas Cylinder siz

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  1. GregM

    GregM Read Only Funster

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    A few weeks ago I ordered an adapter to refill our 6kg calor cyclinders. Unfortunately the adapter hasn't arrived and while browsing for alternatives I found someone selling the gaslow setup shown in this photo.

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    I contacted the seller and asked him to confirm the size of the cylinders and he said that they have 7.7 on them.

    1. Looking at the gaslow site they only do 6kg and 11kg currently, have they done 7.7kg in the past? If so the gas locker on our Autoquest would not take 11kg cylinders but could someone tell me if these 7.7kg are much bigger than the 6kg and are they likely to fit in a locker that takes 2x6kg?
     
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    I think you'll find that they are the 6kg variety. If you look further down the ebay listings you will see that there are still vendors selling these cylinders as new.
     
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    I suspect that the 7.7 is the gross weight and the 6.6 gas weight.
    If you look around the bottle somewhere the weights and manufacture date is all stamped on.


    Don
     
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    Thanks to both of you, I've not seen the cylinders yet but will check.
     
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