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Need help to make my Portuguese gas grill work in CH

I brought with me a Campingaz Xpert 200 LS Rocky from Portugal. The problem is that the gas grill has the portuguese attachment for the hose (see image in attachment).



I already went to multiple stores such as Coop Bau und Hobby, Hornbach, Jumbo, Landi, etc and they only sell the regulator and hose with the Swiss standard (screw on both sides). I also bought a Campingaz 30 mbar regulator and hose (see the other attachments) and tried to cut the hose to fit the Portuguese standard but I couldn't fit it because the hose needs to be bigger in diameter.




I'm in Zurich. Does anyone know a place I can find a hose with bigger diameter but still with the screw I can attach to the regulator? The other side doesn't need the screw because of the type of attachment on the gas grill side.

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Re: Need help to make my Portuguese gas grill work in CH

Here is a set of adapters on amazon.de called a "TGO 4-teiliges Euro-Flaschen Set Gasflaschen-Anschluss-Adapter-Übergangsstutzen für Europa." It looks like that's the Portuguese flag in the bottom left adapter, so maybe that would work? Or maybe looking at some of the other "gas adapters" or "Gasflaschenadapters" for sale on amazon.de would turn up something. It looks like there are quite a few different adapters and adapter sets for sale on there.

https://www.amazon.de/4-teiliges-EUR...1842099&sr=8-6
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Here is a set of adapters on amazon.de called a "TGO 4-teiliges Euro-Flaschen Set Gasflaschen-Anschluss-Adapter-Übergangsstutzen für Europa." It looks like that's the Portuguese flag in the bottom left adapter, so maybe that would work? Or maybe looking at some of the other "gas adapters" or "Gasflaschenadapters" for sale on amazon.de would turn up something. It looks like there are quite a few different adapters and adapter sets for sale on there.

https://www.amazon.de/4-teiliges-EUR...1842099&sr=8-6
Thank you for the help. These don't seem to solve my problem.
On the reducer size everything is ok. The reducer is for CH gas bottles and the hose screws in it perfectly.

The problem is on the gas grill side. It doesn't use the screw system. On a perfect scenario I would just need a hose with the same fittings but with a different diameter. In the following picture it shows how the hose connects to the gas grill in Portugal.



The photo is dark but you're able to see that you just stick the hose there and use one of the metal things to make it tight to the fitting of the gas grill...
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Re: Need help to make my Portuguese gas grill work in CH

Okay, sorry about that. I was trying to figure out from your first photo how exactly the hose attaches onto that long piece. So couldn't you just attach the hose you already have like that, onto the grill, and then on the other end, use an adapter to attach that to the regulator?

(Sorry if I'm confused... It's getting late and my chamomile tea is kicking in ).
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Okay, sorry about that. I was trying to figure out from your first photo how exactly the hose attaches onto that long piece. So couldn't you just attach the hose you already have like that, onto the grill, and then on the other end, use an adapter to attach that to the regulator?

(Sorry if I'm confused... It's getting late and my chamomile tea is kicking in ).
Ahah yeah the standard is kind of strange... I don't have a hose for this gas grill in specific. The photo is from another gas grill I have in Portugal. That's why I've bought the reducer and orange hose here.

Right now I just tried to cut one of the ends of the orange hose but the diameter is too small to fit the gas grill fitting. I will need to find (have no idea where) a bigger diameter hose with the same fitting for the reducer or maybe change the part on the gas grill for the Swiss standard.
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Re: Need help to make my Portuguese gas grill work in CH

Okay, I think I understand now. Sorry it took so long. lol. (Too much US politics today -- my brain hurts).

There is a camping store by the name of WowaRep in Nanikon (very close to Volketswil and Greifensee) that has a large selection of hoses and fittings, etc. for gas stoves, so maybe they would be able to help you or have what you need, if you bring the grill there. They also sell the actual gas canisters there as well. They're really nice there -- always very helpful. They once helped me figure out how to use our new camping stove properly. Here is a link:

https://www.wowarep.ch/

You can see from the photo on their page if you click "online shop" that they sell lots of supplies like hoses, etc.

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Re: Need help to make my Portuguese gas grill work in CH

You have to figure out the diameter of the hose. Once you have done that, you should be able to find a gas hose of that diameter on amazon.de ( they have different diameters available ). The tubes come with connectors at both ends. You will have to chop off one end ( the one going on to the grill inlet ) to remove the connector and use a hose clamp (available in any hardware store ).
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Re: Need help to make my Portuguese gas grill work in CH

I solved this buying a hose with 8 mm internal diameter from Amazon. One of the sides is just the hose and the other has the 1/4 Swiss standard connector. This is the model I got:

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