Companion: Regulated Silent Single Burner

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  1. Tony Press

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    Here is a fine Companion single burner stove with a regulated silent burner. Made in Australia under licence to Sievert.

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    Someone's ownership marks.
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    It's a pity the bakelite pump knob is broken. I filed the rough edges.
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    Note the big spirit cup.
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    Each of the legs had this kind of lump.
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    The bits:

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    It came with a rusty trivet. This is a restored one.
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    Up and running:

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    As it came:

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    Companion are a very fine stove; and having one fitted with a silent burner makes this stove very special.



    Cheers

    Tony
     
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    Thanks, @kerophile

    I’ve wondered about this phenomenon.

    I thought it must have been either tin or solder.

    Cheers

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    @Tony Press
    Nice stove Tony and burning well. As you say the regulated burner is unusual. :D/

    I'm just wondering what is the overall height of the stove?
     
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    The height to top of leg is 22cm. It’s the same as my silent Companion and a Primus No. 1.

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    With Pre-1911 Primus No. 1.
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    Cheers

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    @Tony Press

    OK. That shot the bottom out of that theory. 22 cm is the same height as all the fixed leg Companions I have.
    I haven't seen those bludges on the legs/supports of any other Companion stove.
    So I thought they may have cut and 'but welded' the legs/supports to changed the height for the regulated burner (rather than retooling).
    I think the Bakelite pump knob is also unusual.
     
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    @ROBBO55

    If you look at the matched Companion two photos up, you’ll see that it has a little “lump” on the right hand side leg a bit higher up.

    Cheers

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    Thanks Tony. The spot on the other stove in the photo didn't register with me when I was looking at it.
    George is right again and it is a build up of tin. :thumbup: