My Regulator is Pants!!!!

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  1. robrobc

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    HI All,
    Just been away for a long weekend with the 5'er, due away again this week, but strangely over the weekend just gone, the gas regulator decided to switch bottles, indicating that bottle 1 was empty, so I duly disconnected it to change, only to find that it was still about half full :shout::shout:

    So replaced anyway with a fresh cylinder, all connected back up, 10 mins later indicator gauge on the regulator says that bottle 2 is now nearly empty......:shout::shout:

    So I conclude that either I have a monumental Gas leak:BigGrin: ...seems unlikley as I am still alive :BigGrin::BigGrin: OR that the regulator has developed a fault. So:

    Does anyone know of a good UK sourced regulator which will work with UK Gas bottles and US appliances which can be fitted in place of this one.?

    Thanks in advance.

    Rob
     
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    Rob,,, Have a word with our friend "Paul" dont know what set up he put on mine but it worked very well.. :thumb:

    Unless he put the same on yours, in which case it might be faulty!!! :Sad:
     
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    hi if you really want help try putting the title in English, no idea what "pants" means some of us educated people struggle with gutter talk, hee hee.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Terribly sorry and all that.................It should read .............
    My Regulator is not very good

    Hope that is better :BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    Thanks old bean, understand it now.
     
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    hi rob, do you know what pressure your gas needs to run at. it is possible to get propane regulators that adjust.i have one here made in italy that adjusts from 20-60 mbr.it is marked propane /butane.has our old butane screw fitting as i bought it abroad .they used to have a big adjust handle on top ,must be able to get one in uk . if not let me know you can have this one. cheers alan.
     
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    Gas Regulator

    Hi Rob

    Sorry to hear of your woes! I have this item which came with the 2 spanish CEPSA bottles that i brought on ebay. I dont need it so if its of any use to you let me know.

    Regards Ant&Debs
     
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    niche-marketing at manby might be able to help you they will be at the lincoln show this weekend. I know they used to have spare ones that were autochange but dont know of cost. if you want their number pm me
     
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    Hi Tony and Debs

    Thanks for the kind offer, that is not really the thing I am looking to replace

    This is it Fairview Fittings And Manufacturing - Product Tech Data

    Hope that all is well with you both and speak soon.

    Thanks again

    Rob
     
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    Hi Rob

    We never use the auto switchover, we always leave one bottle turned off until the other one is definitely empty as we found in the past that they always switch over before the bottle you are using is completely empty, at least this way we know the bottle is empty and we get no wastage, also if you don't realise it is switched over you finish up with two near empty bottles.

    Nigel and Pamala
     
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    Hi Rob

    Hope you got sorted. Debs wanted to say she is a happy bunny today her Quad arrived.

    Regards

    Ant&Debs
     
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    That is just fab.......I bet she is chuffed to bits.

    I will get a new regulator at Lincoln this weekend.
    I am sure that I am not the first to need one so there we go.

    Hope you guys are well

    Regards

    Rob
     
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    Hi Rob

    She does have a smile on her face, we were gonna go to lincoln at weekend too, but we are off to greece next week for 2 weeks instead. :Rofl1: Really sorry that we will wont be there as it would have been nice to meet up. Hope you able to get the part you need. Our unit was due to leave factory this week. Heres hoping!

    Regards

    Ant&Debs
     
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    I thought this thread may have been about chastity belts (regulator is pants):Rofl1:
     
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    It can be if you want it to be :Rofl1:

    Update on my regulator.................I threatened it with the spanner and hammer this trip and it has worked faultlessly :Doh::Doh:...................Human error maybe :BigGrin::BigGrin:

    Rob
     

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