I found out that TimTas_rek's bicycle handlebarbag is quite handy for Optimus 111.[ATTACH]
No one has yet noticed that the burner plate is broken - one of leg is snapped.
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My latest purchase Optimus 8 R. It was little pricey but the stove is almost in mint condition.
I just cleaned it up, and added a case...
One of these for sale tradera.com/ auction
Starting price 7 000 SEK ≈ €680.95 :shock:
Flame shot from my repainted Optimus 111 at light evening breeze.
Optimus 111 color code light blue
Not a perfect paint finish, but good enough for me. A really smooth hammered effect really hard to get all over.
JussiK thanks for detailed paint info. It would be nice to see photo of your repainted stove.
I was going to paint the case by hammer effect...
I tested electrolysis.
After 72 hours paint peeled off nicely.
Soda blasting would have been much faster.
Any way I'm happy with the result.
There are already previous posts about this
Valmet Eräkeitin, Finland
During the Second World War, Finnish ranger/commando soldiers used this type of stoves.
I think this is Valmet campstove...
Thanks for tips,
By the way is the original paint like hammer effect type or mat or semi mat paint?
Or even glossy?
My latest purchase Optimus 111 (mid 70's ?), it works pretty well. However, I ordered a maintenance kit from Stockholm Fogas Ab. I don't care...
I have used Autosol which is ammonia-free polish and safe for use around food processing areas - according to Internet.
One option Toaks pot
Svea 123R minimalist pack out.
As a newbie I wonder - what is that aluminum sheet at the bottom of the case, under the burner - heat reflector?
Thanks for the clarification.
I bought same kind of Optimus 111 stove at local web flea market a few days ago[ATTACH]
. Not quite in mint condition as yours, but it...
[ATTACH]I gave for this burner cap a second chance, but it didn't works prorerly even in a light breeze.
[ATTACH]Is that green flame heated up copper oxide?
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