Never seen one like that but it seems to be a great bit of kit, and as said before better than the ones we use today.
Cheers for that George :)
Hi George nice stove I got one the same off the bay have you any idea of the age?
just seen on a web search that it could be petroleum based does it say anything on the bottle to that effect?
may get some and give it a try in my 111
Hi Tetley, so what is that on par with meths or paraffin?
Hi Retro Camper I have used a Optimus Nova in my Trangia 25 and find that it works well I got the adaptor shown in the lower photo by GTD but I...
Like Sparky said this could be a great opportunity for you on ebay
Nice stove gunsoo. I cannot see any to buy in UK pity.
Yeah alnl1996 it is a noisy stove but a very good workhorse.
Hi, sorry I did not get back earlier but thanks to yonadav and Dutch Peter for your info I have found I have a 111. Regarding age some ware I read...
I have just received a Optimus 111 from ‘the bay’ which was described as a paraffin stove and I am confused as it came with directions for use for...
Somewhere I have a similar bit of kit a mate I used to work with his wife done house clearance found it and passed it on to me. I am talking I...
Thanks for the info clancambo I do not think it has been for some time so to have it running was a bonus.
I have just got myself a Bukta Methex Spirit Stove from ‘the bay’ needs a good fettle but I did flash it up and it runs ok. My questions are, even...
I have a Primus 5s and have just got from the 'bay'a Primus 5. My first question is what is the difference between the 5 and the 5s? I thought it...
where do you get your pure meths from?
Hi camper52 our meths in the UK is a mauve colour and the burner was bought as new.
Hi all thanks for your input and thanks Sparky for the link must admit I had not looked further for an answer. Yes I to tried adding water not to...
I have just got a Swiss Army Mess Tin with a Trangia stove which burns with a yellow flame. After lighting and betting warm it starts off nice and...
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