LPG alarm

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  1. dicksob

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    Wired ins are cbe, let me check brand of others when we are away next, van in storage.
    Bill
     
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  2. The Returnee

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    I've settled for this:
     
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    After considering the replies above, I've just ordered:

    and:

    I was sold on the idea of a LPG alarm after reading a comment above about a union nut cracking over time. Mind you I was disposed towards one when I got the Moho. A story has stuck with me since my youth when I'd read about a family being blown up in a boat: a lpg leak and the gas settling in the bottom of a boat and being set off by a spark.
    I'm booked in for my 96th birthday so I have a casual kind of bucket list, but I also have an 'I'm not going to die that way', which seems a bit more 'edgy'. I can now say that I'm not going to die in my sleep from being gassed.
    For those who have neither alarm, I wish you safe sleeping.
     
  5. tonyidle

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    With a gas (lpg) appliance CO is produced when the flame is not a clear blue colour. CO2 is produced by everything that burns fuel or breathes (including ourselves) :xsmile:.
     
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    Just in case anyone is thinking of using a Natural Gas Alarm in their motorhome this is from the Fireangel manual:

    MPORTANT: The gas alarm you have purchased is calibrated to detect Natural Gas If your gas supply comes from a portable cylinder or storage tank it is more likely to be propane, butane or a mixture of these two Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) This alarm is not suitable for detecting LPG.
     
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    You may wish to think about the purchase of the gas alarm. The Amazon advert makes it clear it is not suitable for LPG.
     
  8. The Returnee

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    The product of an addled mind: I was surprised at the number of alarms available and made a bad mistake. I wanted an LPG alarm that didn't run off 240V, so I've now chosen the (expensive) one below. I have plenty of USB sockets and will unplug it when I'm out of the moho.
    Thank you for pointing out the error of my ways. I think I managed to cancel it in time...
     
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  9. Jim

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    Smoke/LPG/Carbon Monoxide. All hard wired factory fit in most American motorhomes. Makes sense (y)
     
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    Now that Thor have bailed Hymer out perhaps they will start fitting them as standard as well!
     
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