Model # BCGLD01 X6

Internet #202800802

Store SKU #959609

BrassCraft Gas Leak Detector for Natural, Liquid Propane, Butane and Methane Gas Detection
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BrassCraft

Gas Leak Detector for Natural, Liquid Propane, Butane and Methane Gas Detection

  • Self-calibrating
  • Easy to Use
$24.98 /each

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BrassCraft's Portable Gas Leak Detection Wand is designed to detect even small gas leaks. Built-in microprocessor effectively detects natural, LP (propane), butane and methane gases. Plus, the tool features a low battery alert, so it's ready to use when you need it. Yellow and red lights illuminate to indicate the degree of gas detected. Audible alarm also sounds when a small or significant amount of gas is detected. Removable cap helps protect gas sensor from contaminants (dust, water, etc) when not is use for dependable operation.

  • Detects natural, LP (propane), butane and methane gases
  • Intuitive, user-friendly operation
  • Automatic, easy-to-see yellow & red lights PLUS an audible alarm indicates a leak
  • Low power consumption helps save on battery life
  • Built-in microprocessor features a low battery alert
  • Factory-tested for reliable performance
  • Removable cap helps protect gas sensor from contaminants (dust, water, etc) when not is use
  • Requires (2) AA alkaline batteries (not included)
  • Operating temperature rating is from 0 Degree F to 110 Degree F
  • Relative humidity rating is below 95%

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Does detector work for sewer gas emanating from sewer pipe or sewer vents?

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July 19, 2016
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I thought methane gas is sewer gas
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March 14, 2016
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Dear Mik - There may be a number of gases emitting from your sewer. The only gases that this product is designed and tested to detect are natural gas, LP gas or Propane, Butane and Methane gas. If you have any additional questions about this product please do not hesitate to contact one of our customer support team members toll-free at 877-272-7755.
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March 11, 2016
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Yes, this detector works for methane gas.
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Can I use this product to find a gas leak in basement so I can have my gas turned on

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February 11, 2016
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Thank you SB for the question, As you may know fuel gases are odorized (rotten egg smell) so that their presence can be detected. If you detect a presence of gas by scent, do not use this device to confirm. This product is intended to test for gas leaks around plumbing joints, portable LP gas canisters, appliances, etc. If you detect gas by scent, ventilate the area immediately and move to a safe Read More
Thank you SB for the question, As you may know fuel gases are odorized (rotten egg smell) so that their presence can be detected. If you detect a presence of gas by scent, do not use this device to confirm. This product is intended to test for gas leaks around plumbing joints, portable LP gas canisters, appliances, etc. If you detect gas by scent, ventilate the area immediately and move to a safe location away from the residence. Then contact your local gas utility company for assistance. If you have any questions please feel free to contact our customer support team toll-free at 877-272-7755 Read Less
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February 10, 2016
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No!
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What is the minimum detection concentration of this unit that will trigger an alarm? What standards does it meet?

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February 23, 2016
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It took 5 seconds to detect full force 100% propane . . . and 10 seconds to detect full force 100% natural gas
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February 11, 2016
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Dear jburkie625 - Because different gases have different chemical and thermal behaviors, the detection values of this sensor are reported as “LEL” (Lower Explosive Limit) and "HEL" (Upper Explosive Limit). The detector is calibrated to detect 10% +/-2 of the LEL and 20% +/-5 of the LEL for the low and high alarms respectively. Should you have additional questions on the performance of this product, Read More
Dear jburkie625 - Because different gases have different chemical and thermal behaviors, the detection values of this sensor are reported as “LEL” (Lower Explosive Limit) and "HEL" (Upper Explosive Limit). The detector is calibrated to detect 10% +/-2 of the LEL and 20% +/-5 of the LEL for the low and high alarms respectively. Should you have additional questions on the performance of this product, please feel free to contact our customer support team toll-free at 877-272-7755. Read Less
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cannot find a way to order this and see a price

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I was looking for BCGLD01 propane detector;
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I am in the Melbourne, FL (Space Coast) , area stores had several on hand. live chat with customer service. Ps. I tested it on my home natural gas stove then used it on my camper. worked great
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November 22, 2013
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. This item is not sold online but in your local Home Depot store. To determine availability you will need to localize the item online by using a zip code. Unfortunately, if you are unable to see the store inventory, then it’s most likely not a stocked item in your area. You may also want to call or stop by your local Home Depot store and talk to one Read More
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Gas Leak Detector for Natural, Liquid Propane, Butane and Methane Gas Detection is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 41.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked great for me !! I was a little skeptical in buying this because of the number of bad reviews. Because of the price I bought it anyhow. I followed the directions closely at startup. It took me only 15 minutes to find the Natural Gas leak in our Hayward pool heater. It was the Union and saved me from paying $300 for a new valve. Worked as advertised and I would recommend it. But follow the startup instructions for calibration.
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product didn't detect natural gas leak. I am so disappointed with this purchase. This product didn't detect natural gas leak. I am so disappointed with this purchase.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Gas detector Piece of junk, wouldn't work, called company, they even sent a new one,
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from doesn't detect, always a yellow light, calibration sucks saw this in the store when getting gas fittings and thought it would be a great item to check connections... should of read the reviews first...bought this to check blk pipe line I'm putting in... put in new AA batteries, read directions n followed.. calibrated.. never got red or green, just a yellow light. putting it out in the open air = yellow light, no matter t he location I tested it was always a yellow light... not exactly what I'd call quality detection or helpful. will be returning tomorrow. rather disappointed for the price and the simplicity of the design, it should at least work.
Date published: 2016-06-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I've bought this product on the 13th of Dec. I have thoroughly read the instructions before tried... I've bought this product on the 13th of Dec. I have thoroughly read the instructions before tried it. However, after 15 sec. warm up and tested inside of house to detect the leak, yellow light lit 1 sec. and beeps twice. Yellow light is always lit anywhere EVEN on 15 ft. clear air area outside of house ?! Also, I've tried it on gas stove when gas is on but not ignited, it did not lit nor beeps; 3 LED light lit in sequence. This is awkward!
Date published: 2016-12-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The manufacturer really needs someone who pays attention to detail to re-write the instructions. ... The manufacturer really needs someone who pays attention to detail to re-write the instructions. For example, the user is supposed to press and hold the power button and the lights will start blinking after a 15-second warm up. In my unit, the lights started blinking almost immediately. For a device with only one button, the start up process should not be so confusing. I was able to get it to work, but not by following the instructions.
Date published: 2016-12-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Worked well for about 10 minutes The sensor worked great and helped me detect a small leak in one of my gas fireplace fittings. After using it for about ten minutes around different areas, the unit shut off and would never power back on again. I tried fresh batteries, bit still no more beeps or smells for this little, cheaply made plastic stick. I'll obviously be returning it. Luckily I only really needed it for this quick job anyway.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money. Said there wasn't a leak. I put the soapy water on the gas connector to dryer and... Waste of money. Said there wasn't a leak. I put the soapy water on the gas connector to dryer and bubbles were blowing out = leak. Stick to soapy water. Much cheaper and more reliable.
Date published: 2016-12-29
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