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Post by chippie » Mon, 24 Nov 2008 8:20 am

We are packing our container does any body know, if the fittings and portable gas bottles in Singapore compatable with australian fittings

 



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Post by micknlea » Mon, 24 Nov 2008 11:45 am

The fittings etc are different, but bring the barbie anyway...you can get new fittings here and it should work just fine.
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Post by chippie » Mon, 24 Nov 2008 12:27 pm

Thanks Micknlea I would starve without my bar-b-q.

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Post by sillingw » Tue, 02 Dec 2008 12:13 pm

You may not need to get new fittings, my fittings are US and I have a supplier who provides appropriate gas refills.

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Post by btv » Tue, 02 Dec 2008 3:43 pm

Hi, has anyone found a place that sells affordable gas bbq's? Ive been looking all over and the cheapest one i can find is over 500 SGD at BBQ mart and it was not a very good one. The better ones are over 1000 SGD. We're only here for a year and dont really want to spend that much as we will not be taking it with us. any suggestions? we really would likte to BBQ more, im tired of lugging the food down to the BBQ pit in the condo and waiting for the charcoal to burn down :-)
i guess im just spoiled, the one i have in the US cost $125, its stainless steel and has a side burner. Ive tried to get one shipped but have not found a place that will do it, nevermind the price of shipping is very expensive. thanks for any advice.
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Post by road.not.taken » Tue, 02 Dec 2008 4:12 pm

I would get a little charcoal Weber if you're only here for a year, btv. Or watch for a used BBQ on bulletin boards around town, new ones do cost a bomb here and because of the humidity, don't last very long.

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Post by sillingw » Tue, 02 Dec 2008 4:18 pm

I can sympathise, i went thru the same thing, ended up buying mine in the US, whilst on a business trip, brought it back as check-in luggage, went to the customs red-line at Singapore airport and they asked me about my stack of boxes, when I told thema BBQ, they just waived me thru, so all i paid was the $60sg that SQ charged me excess baggage, could not find a decent price one in singapore, but there were a couple of aussie companies that will export.

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Post by chippie » Wed, 03 Dec 2008 12:39 pm

I will bring my B-B-Q. but is worth bring the bottles if the connections dont fit

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Post by micknlea » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 11:26 am

Don't bring the bottles (they probably won't let you anyway) just bring the barbie...the gas here is sold in bottles already here, you don't refill etc.
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Post by chippie » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 3:42 pm

Thanks thats what I wanted to know,we will have you over for a bar-b-q when we settle in.

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Post by Strong Eagle » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 9:05 pm

micknlea wrote:Don't bring the bottles (they probably won't let you anyway) just bring the barbie...the gas here is sold in bottles already here, you don't refill etc.
Ya know, I would have thought that, too... but I attended a party last weekend where the host was using a US style gas bottle... no idea how it got here.

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Post by sillingw » Fri, 05 Dec 2008 11:33 am

I also use a US style bottle and connector - they are available from some suppliers here - I did not bring a bottle with, just brought the BBQ

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Post by micknlea » Fri, 05 Dec 2008 1:07 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
micknlea wrote:Don't bring the bottles (they probably won't let you anyway) just bring the barbie...the gas here is sold in bottles already here, you don't refill etc.
Ya know, I would have thought that, too... but I attended a party last weekend where the host was using a US style gas bottle... no idea how it got here.
In most cases they don't but we stupidly had our bottle emptied completely so it could be transported safely and took it with us when we left. Nobody thought to tell us that we wouldn't be able to use it when we arrived at the other end. You live and learn...
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Post by AussieSkater » Mon, 08 Dec 2008 7:29 pm

We are also bringing the BBQ, but other half wants to know whether the principal type of gas bottles you can get in Singapore are Natural Gas or LP Gas, as he tells me that will make a difference to the "fittings" and the "valves" internally to the BBQ. :?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Post by sillingw » Tue, 09 Dec 2008 4:24 pm

mine is LP Gas according to the bottle

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