Gas in Eire

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cpedw
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Gas in Eire

Postby cpedw » Sat Jun 18, 2011 8:19 pm

I had read in the almanac and in the Irish sailing directions that Calor butane is not available in 4.5kg bottles in Eire. The thread on their butane bottles is also different from the UK standard. Camping Gaz is available in its usual forms. Asking at Crosshaven about refilling an empty, I was directed to Powers Hardware shop.

The nice lady in the shop was interested that I didn't expect to be able to exchange an empty for a full bottle; she had 2 in stock. A bit pricey at 23 Euro but that's like most things Irish we have found.

Incidentally, my keyboard has a Euro symbol next to 4 but I can't make it appear. Anyone know the secret?

Derek

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Re: Gas in Eire

Postby marisca » Sat Jun 18, 2011 8:51 pm

Ctrl-alt-4

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Re: Gas in Eire

Postby cpedw » Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:28 pm

marisca wrote:Ctrl-alt-4


Spot on! I thought I tried all possible combinations of shift, alt and ctrl but obviously not.
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Re: Gas in Eire

Postby ubergeekian » Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:38 pm

cpedw wrote:Incidentally, my keyboard has a Euro symbol next to 4 but I can't make it appear. Anyone know the secret?


AltGr+4. AltGr is the one to the right of the spacebar.
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Re: Gas in Eire

Postby cpedw » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:19 pm

Thanks for that. Not obvious is it? I'll not remember that for the next bluemoon when I need it.

Nothing like a bit of practice to sharpen the neurons € € altgr 4 €

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