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05-01-2020, 01:00 PM
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Re: A little project.

Originally Posted by Barry ->
My dad used one too, you had to warm it up with methylated spirit first then pump light hell to get the paraffin to vaporise, but then when lit there was no control over the flame.... thank goodness for modern propane torches eh....
The old primus stove was like that if I recall.
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05-01-2020, 01:40 PM
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Re: A little project.

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The old primus stove was like that if I recall.
That's true Caricature, same system...
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05-01-2020, 04:39 PM
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Re: A little project.

Originally Posted by Barry ->
That's true Caricature, same system...
I tried to make a ramjet that worked on a similar system years ago!
The launch proceedure was, light the meths, wait, then run like
hell!
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