Optimus 00, unfired with a receipt from REI dated 10/21/1977 for a total of 31.10. Seems reasonable that the stove was manufactured in the same...
Really nice save on a rare classic. Like at @igh371 mentions the “Patent Made In Sweden” writing looks very similar compared with this Svecia No1...
Here is an option for the gimbal assy and the pot support rails.
Does look like a later Svea key but the spindle end looks notched like a 71 key versus the square tube typically seen on this key. [ATTACH]
@Radog The key looks interesting, with the tool end like that of a svea 123R key and with the spindle end of a 71 key.
Packed the Optimus Polaris on hike for a group of six. Keeping it simple with noodle bowls..
Here is a great kit..
I ran across a Optimus 00 that had what looks like the same burner.. It has a silent cap that inserts the burner. Looks like it could except...
Here’s some pics from a STORMKOK NR 25 with a “FLUON”/Teflon frypan. Instructions say to season the pan with oil or fat as needed.
Here’s a pic of the Kenyon tool that works well in prying up a stubborn burner cap. A screwdriver works also prying inward at the retainer...
I have a couple NIB, but found the plastic cup to be brittle and non usable. I suspect the Optimus 126 set may have inspired the Trangia 28-T....
AGM 20 coil burner is one I really like. I coined It Debby since it really put’s out for its small size. [ATTACH]
Haven’t had any overheat issues. I added the aluminum collar to prevent/monitor any issue. The aluminum may not be necessary but added it just...
I have used the Nova in the Primus cup along with the original set up allowing me to use it as a second stove. I use a piece of aluminum around...
Superb job! Great details of all your excellent work, I like your plating rig..
Great photos in this thread!
@Cookie the pot with the heat exchanger is an Esbit kit link on a Primus 96.
Lunch by the lake.
Great post on the Heinz Geniol.
We also enjoyed the roo and wallaby meat at a picnic in Honville next to the river.
Excellent job :thumbup: Might just be my eyeballs but the box on the left has a nice 3D effect towards the left of the latch.
Excellent job :thumbup:. They look great.
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