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Old July 18th, 2007, 23:58   #18
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Originally Posted by CDN_Stalker View Post
Actually, I bought a new portable BBQ about two months ago and notcied all my propane bottles (the Coleman ones) are a bastard to fit into the regulator even just to begin the threads. Sadly, I have to say I think 90% of the ones around here are the bastard types since I've run about 12 bottles through it so far with the same problem. At least my adaptor for airsoft has better results. Priorities, eh?
Well, that's a bit of a relief to me. I noticed that I had to force probes into Coleman tanks when I threaded on accessories like camp stoves and torches, but I wasn't sure how many other users would have noticed this. If this is a widespread issue with Coleman products, they'll be better motivated to address the issue.

I did manage to contact someone at Coleman who was very helpful. He immediately understood what I was talking about and took the matter to their QC department. If they can deal with the issue, it'll ease my problems a fair bit.
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