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  1. buckley plumb

    buckley plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    i have been fitting both types of cooker hoses for years but never realy wondered untill today if there is any difference in the gas flow etc throught them.
  2. diamondgas

    diamondgas Trusted Plumber GSR

    Sometimes we just think the strangest of things! The other day I was thinking "I wonder if there's a limit to how many ants I could carry in one hand?" Obviously there is but visualised this big column of ants one on top of the other stretching high into the sky ... hmmmmm!

    Good luck in your quest buckley plumb :D I haven't got a clue :lol:
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  3. kirkgas

    kirkgas Trusted Plumber GSR

    As gas compresses I dont think it would matter as long as the pressure was 20mb in both, but I can't be bothered thinking about it too much cause I'm lying at the pool in 38 degree heat in turkey, with beer in hand
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  4. ManchesterGas

    ManchesterGas Plumber GSR

    Conventional are based on 12mm and micropoint is 10mm if you want to do a calculation.

    Micropoint should be ok on anything up to a Range cooker, then I'd use a conventional hose personally.
  5. diamondgas

    diamondgas Trusted Plumber GSR

    Don't let the missus catch you chatting on that flippin forum again, especially on holiday!!!! :rofl:
  6. buckley plumb

    buckley plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    Been a while now and still not really found if there is a big difference
  7. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    On a stnd cooker no you won't find any difference

    But on a big range you might find something
  8. GH77

    GH77 GSR Top Contributor!!

    I've tended to fit a micro bore on a dual fuel as you are only supplying gas to the rings, if it's a gas oven or a range then I fit the larger type, never had any issues and not necessarily official advice, just a rule if thumb that works for me.
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