That's a good idea!
I'll look out my tin. I'm sure its red with black stencilled COBRA on it. :content::thumbup:
The 100s are great stoves :thumbup:
I have a couple of these monsters :D
I must get some photos uploaded....
Maybe slightly contentious but how about the venerable old Optimus 111?
Simple, bulletproof, one tank will do for a couple of days use, whats not...
I like these types of burners.
A flattish powerful spread of heat :thumbup:
Only if you fully isolate the brass, otherwise it will leech the zinc out of it.
Try to remove the brass components if you can.
An early British Military No.1 / Hydra-Burner Type A with the rounded-top cover, Mk1 Burner and oval pressure vessel.
Scrapped in their...
@presscall That's so bloody cool John.
You can see the nice fit and just see the braze.
If you had the patience of a saint you could polish it up...
@JP2 Looks good!
Did you change the SRV pip while you were in there?
Sounds like there is profit in becoming an illegal "Meth" supplier? :twisted:
OK I'm going to weigh-in on this month's contest for a change 8]
Up for consideration is my Optimus Ranger 10, posted in the SRG HERE :mrgreen:...
A long-overdue gallery addition.
Bought from a generous overseas forum member a few years ago :content:
On its journey it had a tiny bit of...
Very interesting Ian!
Tilley went back to a similar arrangement with its BR49 Lamps, nice to see the original idea though.
0.60 to 0.63mm is about the nominal size for sure.
I'll have a probe with my number/letter drills tonight to check. My 529 was a #72 (0.635mm)...
That's superb :thumbup:
An excellent thread and a great commitment to the cause! :D:thumbup:
Thanks for taking us along with you,
That does look eminently convertible to a lindal valve fitting.
Do you have a friend with a lathe who could turn you up the necessary...
Now thats what i'm talking about!!! :mrgreen:
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