Butterfly 2412 ... Where to buy now ?

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  1. jffortier

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    Hi everyone,

    Does anyone know where to buy a Butterfly 2412 (kero pressure stove) since the US importer has closed (St Paul Mercantile)?

    I've been searching a lot on the web without any luck.

    I have built a "2 burners" version of the Atom stove based on the Buttefly 2412 stove. I only have one right now so I desperately need a second one.

    see:
    http://www.atomvoyages.com/cys/atomstove.html

    Thank you
     
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    I can't help you with a source, but the stove looks like it's a Chinese copy of an Optimus 45 which are abundant (and probably available for less than the price of that Chinese clone) on the second-hand market.

    John
     
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    Www.kerosenestoves.net
     
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    Sorry, looks like they do not carry the brass pressure stoves. What about A and H?
     
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    Hi Sparky. The one Kero listed is A & H ebay site.

    Best,
     
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    Thank you... I will try with this one. I think it's close enough.
     
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    They used to be abundant, but ever since I started looking for a used "Optimus 45 style" kero roarer burner they've become scarce as an honest politician.
    Stan
     
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    A very nice looking Svea 106 sold last night on US e-bay for about $40US. These are very similar to the Optimus 45, and at least as good a stove. Do some research and you'll find that just about every maker built a stove in the Op. 45 "class".

    Paul
     
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    Btw...St. Paul mercantile has announced they should be back up and running in March.
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    I just picked up a Liberty Rocket Model 0 (similar to an optimus 00) and my initial thoughts are very positive. The construction of the tank is quite robust. The burner seems quite well made. Mine came missing a spanner and with a pump cup that needed to be replaced. Mildly disappointing. I assembled it with an adjustable wrench and popped one of Sefa's leathers on it and it functions very well. I intend to recommend this to friends looking for a bug-in kero burner. For $65 shipped it's not a bad option at all.

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