Ethyl Mercaptin is the stink.
I knew folks in college who used to play nasty tricks on people with esters and mercaptins synthesized in organic...
No experience with it.
Interesting. I just learned propane is not a greenhouse gas (at least pre-combustion). It seems an odd choice to use a...
Base Camp is great.
The cap should have free play in it when off the stove. It should snug up when you twist the cap onto the stove.
Ditto to Doc Mark's comment. I'd like to leave a stove and fuel in my vehicles, but I wouldn't feel comfortable about it.
If you put two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen in a container, and then induce a spark in the container, there will be an explosion resulting...
Wow. So much for any hope of field repair.
These do get pretty hot in use. When new, they included a heat shield that sits atop the tank. That shield is present in most photos in this post,...
Really like the tango poster!
As I recall, the Comet was evacuated from South Georgia when the "beach camp" party was rescued. If you're going to South Georgia, though, I...
Looking very good!
Just keep in mind that "correct" is a relative term. Your stove has a history to it, that involved replacing worn out parts with whatever was on...
No, it's not correct. Sounds like there's a leak in your SRV.
8R and 8 use different packing.
If you're trying to get packing for an Optimus 8, it's the same part as for the 123.
(Likewise, 8R and 123R use...
Superb! Thanks for sharing the photos. I hope you can get the video up.
Really nice looking stove. Easy to see why they are so popular.
The burner on my 1981 SMP sits very slightly above the frame.
You've gotten great advice from everyone. The only thing I will add is that the 'traveling cap', which is screwed on where the burner attaches,...
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