Originally Posted by travlineasy
OK - Lets see a show of hands. How many of you have experienced a one pound canister leak? Personally, never in 50 years and hundreds of canisters. Did have some alcohol stove fires, though.
it only takes once, so it is worth the extra precautions IMO.
I have seen a bottle blow up (user error) very close to me, I have a healthy respect for the fire ball they can create and would not want to experience it in a fiberglass enclosure.