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Bruce Tolley
(btolley) - F

Locale: San Francisco Bay Area
UK web source for iso-butane canisters on 03/18/2013 12:27:29 MDT Print View

I have a long distance walk planned this May in the UK. Does anyone know of a UK retailer who would take an order for canisters and ship surface to a UK (hotel) address?

Thanks.

Stephen M
(stephenm) - MLife

Locale: Lartnec Nagihcim
Re: UK web source for iso-butane canisters on 03/18/2013 12:35:53 MDT Print View

I could be wrong but would need to buy them local as they cannot be shipped even by surface

Bruce Tolley
(btolley) - F

Locale: San Francisco Bay Area
UK Web Source for Iso-Butane Canisters on 03/18/2013 12:40:17 MDT Print View

Stephen
That might explain why the UK vendors I have looked at on line, e.g. Hike Lite UK, ship canister stoves but not canisters.

Bob Gross
(--B.G.--) - F

Locale: Silicon Valley
Re: UK Web Source for Iso-Butane Canisters on 03/18/2013 12:43:53 MDT Print View

They probably need to do an over-the-counter transaction so that they know that you are not some bloody terrorist.

--B.G.--

Stuart R
(Scunnered) - F

Locale: Scotland
butane canisters cannot be sent by mail on 03/18/2013 14:08:34 MDT Print View

Prohibited goods (http://www.royalmail.com/personal/help-and-support/Tell-me-about-Prohibited-Goods):

" Gases that are compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure, permanent gases which cannot be liquefied at ambient temperatures, liquefied gases which become liquid under pressure at ambient temperatures, dissolved gases which are dissolved under pressure in a solvent.

1. All flammable compressed gases are prohibited e.g. blowlamps; butane; lighters and refills containing flammable liquid or gas; ethane; gas cylinders for camping stoves; hydrogen; methane and propane.

2. All toxic compressed gases are prohibited e.g. chlorine; fluorine etc.

3. All non-flammable compressed gases are prohibited e.g. air bags; scuba tanks, carbon dioxide; fire extinguishers; neon and nitrogen."