"GrandPA!!!!" ... ???
@afoton It would be good to see a photo of the tip ... if you pull the spindle out again.
But, a small flame may not be worth the fettle.
Nice pics my friend.
I love the 8!!!
But, without photos ... It did not happen!
I just refurbed a 413E in rough shape.
I tested the F/A tube:
I pumped the tank up and opened the valve SPRAYING IN A SAFE DIRECTION.
When you mean that it does not turn off when you turn the valve closed ... do you mean a small candle flame or larger?
I think it IS practical. I was just clarifying.
With Biolite TEG technology I do not understand them NOT putting a charger with all of their...
Jet A1 has additives for preventing ice. @Tony Press says Jet A is not available. He checked everywhere.
Do you get the same results turning the flame down? I wonder if you are supplying too much fuel.
Ok, I see.
Biolite 'Cookstove' does require a charge.
You hope to charge the Cookstove with the Aldi solar charger.
You are a non-quitter. :thumbup:
Why connect to the BioLite? Are they not both power generators?
They both have batteries, too.
Remind me, which solar panel do you have?
Looks to me like a tank to a range.
What writing is on the gauge?
No, the 8 does not have a cleaning needle. The cleaning needle hits the jet, so it can not be turned any more.
The no 8 spindle will keep turning...
@Doc Mark Should be along soon.
As for value...
The Whisperlite Universal is a great stove. 55 is a pretty good price.
What would the old V1 be...
@Cooter Bill You did say clockwise twice.
Then, turn valve CCW (left) and the needle will rise. When the needle is free, remove it.
Turn valve closed, CW (right)
FYI ... Optimus 99 not 99R.
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