|3089 forum posts|
Yes, it’s that time of year fast approaching.
My BBQ uses Patio Gas which I understand is just Propane. It has a push on fitting to the bottle, the regulator is a fixed 37mb. I don’t have an economical supplier of replacement bottles but I do have a couple of the ordinary red propane bottles. I’ve seen fixed 37mb regulators to fit these bottles so is there any reason I can’t swap just the reg and hose over on the BBQ? It’s the same gas at the same supply pressure just a different bottle.
|995 forum posts|
I run my BBQ on Propane and have done for years. I see no problems doing so on yours.
|larry phelan 1||15/06/2021 17:48:07|
|1190 forum posts|
Ask an Aussie friend ! N o -one knows more about BBQ,s than they do !!
|Dave Halford||15/06/2021 18:02:11|
|2091 forum posts|
Good luck, there seems to be a shortage.
|Brian H||15/06/2021 18:11:36|
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BBQ and football; what a gastly combination. As you can tell, I'm not a fan.
|1727 forum posts|
Pretty much my view of it as well!
Edited By V8Eng on 15/06/2021 18:52:37
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Not Football but love a good Barby. Now i just have to find some friends to invite me. Hmm.
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They had to invent a new push fit to make it not the same as butane as they couldn't trust the general public to handle the reverse thread on a regular propane cylinder. A convenient side effect of this enabled them to sell more cylinders at inflated prices and charge more for the refills.
Anyway gas BBQ is cheating. Rub two sticks together like a proper boy scout.
|Oily Rag||16/06/2021 09:24:05|
540 forum posts
"Anyway gas BBQ is cheating....."
Quite so - should use Charcoal as a fuel, much better taste and more CO2 emissions!
|pgk pgk||16/06/2021 09:47:05|
|2591 forum posts|
Plant your own willow trees and be carbon-neutral. You can come and coppice some of mine...
|671 forum posts|
I run the bbq on propane without any problems, I wouldn't be without it. Purists may prefer charcoal and may see gas as cheating but nothing beats gas for practicality and convenience if you bbq often all year round as I do!
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I've decided to skip the BBQ's this year, with China's 1082 coal fired power stations, it might be the straw that broke the camels back 🤡🌍
|noel shelley||17/06/2021 01:26:11|
|1435 forum posts|
Lidl 2 ring induction hob(£55) on the extension lead, cheaper than gas bbq and with wind and solar power NO emmisions or Co2 !!!!! Noel.
|Joseph Noci 1||17/06/2021 06:55:20|
|1097 forum posts|
Absolutely - cooking with gas is just that - cooking with gas - no BBQ involved..And we won't even mention the induction hob - that's just the kitchen outdoors..
And this....! 'Ask an Aussie friend ! N o -one knows more about BBQ,s than they do !!'
They stole the idea from we South Africans! We invented it more than a million years ago!
( and if you really have no choice - use a COBB..
Edited By Joseph Noci 1 on 17/06/2021 06:57:59
1469 forum posts
Joseph’s Cobb certainly looks the business, I gave up barbequeing a while ago but the Cobb could easily tempt me back, it certainly looks a lot easier, most impressed. Dave W
|597 forum posts|
Vic oh Vic you had to just go and mention the B acronym.
|1522 forum posts|
"Yes, it’s that time of year fast approaching."
Yep, the A & E departments will be loining their gurds for the influx of burns and food poisonings. Other self inflicted injury rushes are holidays and the injure yourself brigade.
"I love the smell of napalm in the morning"
|Anthony Knights||17/06/2021 09:54:50|
|629 forum posts|
Sorry, but to me a BBQ (especially a gas one) is just an upside-down grill. Why mess about with one, when there are perfectly good cooking facilities in your kitchen. More chance of having the food cooked properly, instead of burnt on the outside and raw in the middle and far less risk of burn injuries.
|1522 forum posts|
Last Barbie I went to was the ultimate. Air display at RAF Mildenhall when they used to fly the SR71. The stench of hundreds of burger burners vying for the great unwashed coffers by the various base detatchments. One use for fifty gallon oil drums cut in half and hinged like a giant clam shell.
|671 forum posts|
Oh come on! Burnt or undercooked does not depend on what you cook on but rather on one's ability to cook. But that said, I'd rather cook a piece of ribeye on a bbq than in the kitchen on a pan, you could get similar results if you got the right pan, but I wouldn't want the smoke and smell in the kitchen.
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