Darlton

Discussion in 'Darlton' started by z1ulike, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. z1ulike

    z1ulike United States SotM Winner Subscriber

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    This Darlton kerosene burner is one of the best built stoves I've got. It's heavy duty and very well built.

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    This is a shutoff valve which allows one to cut off fuel to the jet when the stove is under pressure. To fire it up I closed this valve, pumped it 20 times, preheated with alcohol, then when it was just about burnt out I opened this valve and it ran like a champ.

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    The valve is mostly either open or closed. If you're really gentle is is possible to throttle it down to a simmer but mostly I think it's a shutoff so the stove can be sealed when transporting it.

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    Interestingly, the legs are screwed into their brass supports on the stove. They have knurled nuts that screw down on top of the legs and the trivit is attached so it doesn't fall off. My guess is that you screw the legs into the stove adjusting each until the trivit is level. Then attach the trivit and bend the tabs over the legs. Then screw the knurled nuts down giving it a finished look.

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    Ben
     
  2. ROBBO55

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    Congratulations Ben, it's a lovely stove in great condition. :thumbup:
     
  3. Robert Bruce

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    Ben, your Dalton is a beauty, congrats ,

    Cheers
    Rob
     
  4. kerophile

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    Hi Ben, Lovely stove and great photos/ description.
    It is beautiful condition!
    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.