Gasol No.20: Brazil

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  1. Tony Press

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    This Gasol No.20 was bought in a market in Brasilia.

    It is a very powerful little stove, running on "Shellite". When running with the roarer burner it sounds like a jet!

    Here it is after a change of washers (I made a lead washer for the burner, and a viton washer for the fuel cap; and I put some grease on the spindle packing), and a minimal clean up (I got rid of the verdigris and cleaned the jet):


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    With the silent burner:

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    The burner and control spindle (note the packing - it does not appear to have had much use, if any):

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    The wick also looks little used:

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    Odds and ends that came with it:

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    Gasol No.20:

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    Fire! This thing runs really hot!

    The roarer:


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    The silent burner:


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    The Gasol No.20 in company with a Primus 70 and 71:

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    The tank is stamped:

    Gasol No 20 * Industria Brasileira São Leopoldo - R.G. Do Sul - Brasil*
     
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    Nice little stove you have got there.
    Those fixed legs must bend easily, are they original? Or is it some Brazilian guy who has gone mad with a soldering iron and steel rod?
    The silent cap, is it original?
    Always great with close ups and detail pictures. And flame shots of course :clap:
    Thanks for sharing.

    Best regards
    Stoveuser
    There are so many questions........
     
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    Stoveuser,

    The legs are definitely factory produced: well made and shaped; and well soldered to the tank. The fact that it came with a factory-made trivet adds to the certainty the stove was manufactured with the legs.

    The silent burner is original as well.

    Here is the Gasol silent burner compared to the silent burner that came with my Primus 70:


    The Gasol 20 Silent Burner:

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    Gasol 20 Silent Burner with Primus 70 Silent Burner:

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    Note: I haven't got the top cap for my Primus 70 Silent Burner. I'll have to make one...
     
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    Hi Tony

    Thanks for posting your stove.
    I have not seen one like it.
    The brand name has appeared in the Manufacturers List thread, but I think no stove except yours has been posted.

    I must admit that there is a lot to like about your stove, especially the shape of the tank.
    You are fortunate to have both burner caps.

    At first glance I wondered why the pan supports/legs were soldered to the tank on such a small backpacking stove.
    But then I realised that it is absolutely fine and remembered that one of my smallest stoves, the Fury, also has fixed supports.

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  5. kerry460

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    that's an interesting little :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:
    whatever it is .
    cheers
    kerry
     
  6. Tony Press

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    Better photos of the manufacturer's marks:


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    GASOL logo from bigger stove
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