Cost of canister gas?

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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby LachlanB » Sun 02 Sep, 2018 4:42 pm

north-north-west wrote:I am what MD calls 'frugal' and everyone else calls a tightarse.

Considering how expensive the small canisters of gas are for the amount of gas in them, I think you've got the right approach.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby north-north-west » Sun 02 Sep, 2018 5:56 pm

Moondog55 wrote:
north-north-west wrote:I am what MD calls 'frugal' and everyone else calls a tightarse.


Hah No
A real TA would be scavenging charcoal and using a hobo stove

An environmentally sensitive tightarse.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Moondog55 » Mon 03 Sep, 2018 10:19 am

Well we may be able to drop one or two on your doorstep when we come over next month. The POT allows up to 8 of these in the car
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby CasualNerd » Mon 03 Sep, 2018 5:47 pm

I already gave in to temptation and ordered a box of these to Tassie. 24 cans should last me 5 years :lol:

Assuming they arrive alright I'll probably eventually order a box of the bigger canisters, if anyone wants to split them I'm keen.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby north-north-west » Tue 04 Sep, 2018 9:58 am

CasualNerd wrote:I already gave in to temptation and ordered a box of these to Tassie. 24 cans should last me 5 years :lol:

Assuming they arrive alright I'll probably eventually order a box of the bigger canisters, if anyone wants to split them I'm keen.


The larger ones are too awkward to pack. But if you feel like offloading a few of the 230s, I could be persuaded.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Moondog55 » Tue 04 Sep, 2018 11:21 am

The larger units are good for refilling the 110g canisters tho
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby north-north-west » Tue 04 Sep, 2018 12:40 pm

110s are too small, 450 (?) too big. And I don't refill - too much mucking about for this lazy person. 230s are the goldilocks canister.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Lizzy » Tue 04 Sep, 2018 3:05 pm

My box arrived- so it is legit :)
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Moondog55 » Tue 04 Sep, 2018 3:28 pm

I just ordered a carton of 230g
For those in Melbournes Eastern suburbs they sell direct and will sell single canisters, I don't know what the single canister cost is but perhaps worth a phone call.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby robbieb » Wed 05 Sep, 2018 4:00 pm

Be keen to find out how the Tassie guys go getting theirs
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Moondog55 » Wed 05 Sep, 2018 4:49 pm

robbieb wrote:Be keen to find out how the Tassie guys go getting theirs


I don't see any problems. They use a courier company and the POT allows certain types of dangerous goods depending on packaging, a car can take both a 9kg LPG cylinder plus up to 18 canisters

https://www.spiritoftasmania.com.au/ter ... rous-goods
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby GPSGuided » Wed 05 Sep, 2018 7:43 pm

This deal is really seeking a group buy and split the 24 canisters at less than $3 each. What's the catch? Anyone in Sydney?
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby MeanderingFlyFisher » Wed 05 Sep, 2018 8:21 pm

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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby LachlanB » Wed 05 Sep, 2018 10:25 pm

Well, I finally suckered myself into buying a set of the 230g ones. So more canisters than I know what to do with are now on their way to Canberra.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby GPSGuided » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 12:22 am

A group buy has been entered for folks in the Sydney CBD and surrounding area (unless you care to travel) in a separate thread.
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=28430

In the meantime, thanks Nuts for flagging this great deal to the group.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby robbieb » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 8:53 am

Interesting, no longer on their web page....

Different link now says they're sold out

https://www.outdoorsdomain.com.au/gasma ... -24-units/
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby LachlanB » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:04 am

robbieb wrote:Interesting, no longer on their web page....

Different link now says they're sold out

https://www.outdoorsdomain.com.au/gasma ... -24-units/


Yep, just got a phone call from them. Out of stock, expecting more at the end of the month.

Now I wonder why they're suddenly out of stock... :lol:
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Moondog55 » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:14 am

Still big ones in stock tho
If I have money later in the week I'll also order a carton of big ones, I do transfer
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby LachlanB » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:37 am

Moondog55 wrote:Still big ones in stock tho

For now... 8)
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Moondog55 » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:49 am

I get my pension payment at midnite
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby GPSGuided » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 9:50 am

Similarly received a call and was offered 15 big cans at the same $69.95. Whilst I have the adaptor and do often reload my 100g can, it’s just too much and doubt if many locals would care to share on a group buy.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby CasualNerd » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 4:10 pm

Y'all had me worried but my order has been shipped :lol:

Glad I ordered when I did :wink:
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Mark F » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 4:32 pm

I have ordered a box of the 450 gram canisters if anybody in Canberra is interested in a few. Just pm me.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Nuts » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 5:46 pm

haha (good to see folks getting a 'win', decanting the bigger cans, if possible, is a good option)

I think this it the distributor's outlet. I'd expect it will always be available (maybe unless they get too much pressure from a major retailer).

(ps. happy to split our next order, in a month or so, for local pickup (in D'port))
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby MeanderingFlyFisher » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 6:02 pm

I was wondering that myself Nuts assuming that any store that sells "gasmate" gear would be able to get them in as all their other "gasmate" gear on their website is around the going price in other shops.
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby north-north-west » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 6:18 pm

Nuts wrote:(ps. happy to split our next order, in a month or so, for local pickup (in D'port))

Can you please reserve three for me?
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Nuts » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 6:21 pm

yeah. I'm not familiar with the gasmate range but retailers must set their own prices, at least down here going by the price of these cans, which were $7.95 /230g last summer.

btw. moondog, I did notice locally the msr cans took a big leap in price when I grabbed a few last year, so some are definitely on the rise.

(ps. sure can NNW)
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby GPSGuided » Thu 06 Sep, 2018 6:43 pm

Bunning NZ is selling Gasmate 230g cans for NZ$6.90 each, but 80/20 mix. Odd!
https://www.bunnings.co.nz/gasmate-buta ... _p00114564
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Moondog55 » Fri 07 Sep, 2018 10:47 am

Lizzy wrote:My box arrived- so it is legit :)
Lots of camp cooking ahead!


Quick So did mine this morning. I'm still debating whether or not to get a carton of large canisters for the car picnic bag
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Re: Cost of canister gas?

Postby Huntsman247 » Fri 07 Sep, 2018 3:52 pm

Can't believe how fast the shipping is for a dangerous item. Got my box today. Quite satisfying to look at, all the pristine canisters. I wonder how many boxes will be bought as a result of this thread.
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