Phoebus 625s we’re used for Himalayan mountaineering in the 1960s. They really do crank out the heat.
Mine is also in the red and white round...
That’s a really great find.
Wow! Very nice find.
@evil Good to see you back on CCS!
Comet 6 is a fantastic way to return.
Thank you to all who have maintained this site, and to Ross @Spiritburner
(You might want to update the link in the International Fuel Names...
No, no problem getting it here.
It even has a “Prop 65 warning”, which they wouldn’t bother with if it couldn’t be sold in the state where that...
Maybe I’m taking this out of context (if so, please enlighten me), but which California are you talking about?
In the actual California, where I...
Both Coleman and Prentiss Wabers have made stoves badged for Sears, over the years.
I believe my stove may have been in storage for decades when I bought it, so the corrosion may be a slow process.
Happy retirement! I spent the last several years of my career doing computer security on mil computer systems. (I was a software developer before...
I spent a few hours looking for a particular “stove life with cat” photo, but couldn’t find it.
Congratulations, @pipenfly Nice photo!
Actually yes, mine were in a box, but were mostly powdered with some larger chunks. Some had escaped the box, and had eaten holes in the bottom of...
That white powder will ignite (I tried a small amount of it on a metal scrap), and is presumably for priming. I don’t know about mixing it with...
I concur with the above posts. The yellow pumps (I have one that came with my original XGK) are significantly better than the next few models, but...
By “type of asbestos”, if you mean chrysotile or crocidolite or any of the other several types, you’d have to determine that on a case by case...
+1 with @snwcmpr
Soak the screws in penetrating oil before trying to remove them.
He had some varied experiences, and I’m also sorry he left, though I did want him to tone things down some — mostly regarding verbal abuse towards...
Yes, and if it doesn’t successfully light after the second try, bury it in the garden.
I may have to order one of these.
This also matches my experience.
I wonder if you could get better performance from your 99 with a more effective wind screen for the burner. You...
You mean the “You carry the fuel and I’ll carry the stove” crowd?
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