£32.99 for a Campingaz 907 refill!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Zebedee, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. Been in to the calor centre today while i was filling caravelle with LPG and and asked for the cost of a 907 refill. £32.99 she said as prices have gone up. :eek:
    Its only 2.42kg which is 4.16 litres of butane which works out as about £7.93/l.
    As a comparison LPG is just 56.9p/l.
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  2. rip off britain :rolleyes:
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  3. iv gotta do it soon i know eddie at techenders has some as is quite cheap and mine is right on empty !!
  4. but they are a cute cylinders....:hattip:

    water is water ,the most expensive is in the fancy bottles....I drink from la tap.....:hattip:
  5. Not as cute as the smaller 904.;)
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  6. Dazza

    Dazza Eyebrow not high brow

    Will a 907 go under my R&R bed?
  7. yarp just :thumbsup:
  8. Depends how tall your bed locker is. They are all different!
  9. Fork in hell!
  10. Dazza

    Dazza Eyebrow not high brow

    Good point!
    I will try a few out at techenders , I have a 3.9kg propane that is just too big so have to remove it from the locker to stand it upright
  11. Keep sayin'.... get an ecozoom. .... My 907 bottles getting cobwebs on ... Bought it in 2013, still half full.


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  12. GoOutdoors wanted £29.99 for a 907 refill , which I thought was a rip off, but £32.99 is taking the proverbial!!

    I'm sure I only paid £12.50 at techenders last year, but we've just paid £23.99 at the local camping shop.

    Might try converting to methane next year and eating more beans!!!
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  13. or a good old curry :D im thinking takeaways are the way forward eat camping app :D
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  14. bought a tiny 901 from a autojumble for a £1 and full, dont think its worth getting a refill if poss at these prices.
  15. Rip off Calor!
    They're more than the 13kg we use on the boat!
    The re-fillable system comes in at less than £200 and has already paid for itself several times over.
    I'd seriously recommend this system to anyone who has a propex and cooks in the van :thumbsup:
    Gas is currently 49.7 pence per litre at the local Asda...
  16. No use for running the fridge though. :(

    Its 56.9p/l here but its the only supplier in the area so they can charge what they want. :(
    I'll probably end up with an underfloor tank at some point.
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  17. When I got rid of my bay I took two back to my local supplyer, complete with the little screw on handles. One was almost empty the other was a good 1/2 or more full. Any money back? NOPE!
  18. jivedubbin

    jivedubbin Moderator

    Halfrauds sell empty 907 for £20.00 ,but the staff ensured me they were full after all why would we sell empty bottles I heard voice say as I was leaving the shop

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