Thank you. The 111's are my performance faves. The 8R's are a thing of beauty.
This was part one about the Lavvu more than anything.
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Great idea and a lovely flame.
Always wondered where he got it from! Just googled pics of em, there it is on the bottom. Well done.
Fired it up tonight again. Lovely flame and volume of heat. Still getting a little bit of vapour leakage somewhere, but definitely not an...
Good Better Best,
Never Let It Rest,
Until Your Good Is Better And Your Better Is BEST!!!
(from my long passed Grandad).
Here is the turm with a better burn colour.
I put copper grease on the threads.
Had two further attempts at repacking the wick.
1st attempt too...
Hi goldwinger11, I made a wick as per presscalls post, wrapped some fibreglass strands around coiled wire, it only just went in. May have to pull...
Hi John. Will try that, I have some decent copper grease. Might go belt and braces and shave some carpenters pencil graphite into it!!
Aaargh! Sealed up the base but still got a yellow tipped flame. Also got flame at the end of the fuel valve threads! Shame there is no gland to...
Thank you very much.
Just received a sample of a soldering mat. 5cm square, from Ebay, 99p delivered. Made into a wick like presscall/John shows....
[ATTACH] Had a busy week experimenting with trying to press a new base from various items!
Cut up a coffee tin, it all creased.
Had a few goes...
WOW! Not many "finds" left anymore. Really lucky with that one.
Thanks John. Had a look at your refurb post a few times while waiting for stove to arrive.
Very informative and a good fettle. Love it.
What looked like a decent project may turn out to be a decoration!!
Wanted a Touring Turm to go with the MZ Ts125 I have and scored...
I also have one of these cracking little stoves.
Had a Primus 96 to compare against, performance wise I think the Monitor has it.
Problem solved regarding the heatshield. See this post -...
Hi monkeyboy and thank you. It was an industrial gas cylinder for a blow torch, a refillable/exchange type.
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