Greetings! Optimus 199 and one unknown burner

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  1. Nico

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    Greetings!

    I've been lurking for a while and finally joined the forum. I mostly had interest for lanterns and vintage stove top coffee machines but got stung by the vintage stove bug while searching for ways other then an electric stove to power my coffee machines.

    That being said, I've recently acquired a box of camping gear which included the gear in the picture.

    I'm now familiar with all of those except for one little burner. Would anyone have info on this one. I don't see any company name except the ''made in Holland'' Also what parts would be needed to make it work?

    Thank you very much!

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    That might screw into a butane canister, type that fills lighters, not propane or isobutane.
    Duane
     
  3. Doc Mark

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    Hi, @Nico ,

    Welcome to CCS! You got a neat 199, along with the other goodies in your photo! The little stove about which you asked, does, indeed, look like one that screws into a butane canister, as Duane mentioned. In fact, it looks very much like a later version of the old Prolite Pocket Stove, which you can see in this review:

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    As you can see in the review, the canisters are hard to find, and if they were proprietary to that particular stove, you may well not be able to get them any longer. Good luck in your hunt, though, and thanks for sharing your goodies here! Glad to have her with us! Take care, and God Bless!


    Doc

    PS - Nico, here is a very used, and abuse Prolite Pocket Stove that's currently on the Bay of Evil. You might want to think about buying it, as it has an empty cartridge, instructions, and other goodies. If your little stoves adapter will screw into the cartridge, you may well be able to refill the cartridge, and put your little stove to use!

    Vintage Prolite Hiking Camping Backpacking Stove Gas Burner Furnace | eBay

    Good luck!!
     
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    Disposable butane canisters...That makes sense, Thanks!
     
  5. Nico

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    Thank you Doc! I'm not really interested in compressed gas stoves so I won't pursue to find the parts.
     
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    Welcome to CCS
    Nice 199 you have there.
     
  7. Nico

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    Thank you!

    I've only had it for 2 days but already prepared a few Turkish coffees. At first I was looking for a model 8R or 99 on the bay until I found a local sale. I thought the seller had made a typo error when I saw model 199...I didn't know there was such a model. It's only when I got home and searched the forum that I learned about it and it's ability to burn kerosene which is the icing on the cake for me!
     
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