New Stove - Monitor

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  1. Polybus

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    And here are the photos of the Monitor.

    I had never heard of Monitor before - but I see we have a section here on them, so they must have had a reasonable distribution.

    Once again - untouched since purchase - and the markings are quite obscured, but when cleaned up I will post more piccies.

    Only part I can see missing is the Flame Spreader - (I am starting to detect a pattern.....)

    Once again - any comments about this stove will be received with interest.

    After having searched through the Stove Gallery, I'm wondering whether its a Model 15.

    I hope you enjoy the pictures.

    Monitor007.JPG Monitor006.JPG Monitor003.JPG Monitor004.JPG Monitor005.JPG Monitor001.JPG Monitor002.JPG Monitor008.JPG
     
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    That one would also need some cleaning...

    Flame spreader is on burner, but missing thing around flame spreader would a 'flame ring'.
     
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    Ooooops - Who's a ChuckleHead then??? I seem to be having a hard time using the term "Flame Spreader" correctly!!! :lol:

    But lesson learned - I hope :)

    And to me - that's what this site is all about - learning.

    Thanks Afterburner.
     
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  5. Go Scout

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    Monitor 11 - roarer burner. Monitor 15 - silent burner.

    C11 / C15 are collapsible versions with centre plug (for plugging the hole when the burner is removed) and removable pot stands.

    I consider them to be reliable stoves - I carry "Trusty" (Monitor 15 silent burner with a spare roarer burner) in my campervan most of the time.

    Baz
     
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    Cheers Go Scout - any ideas about age?
     
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    They do not have any manufacturers date stamps. I would guess somewhere around 1950 / 1960 although that is a complete guess. Yours looks all original and is a Monitor 11.

    Baz
     
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    Thanks Baz :)

    So its very much like me - 60's vintage, looking quite decrepit......but all original.:(
     
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    Thanks for the link - did you make those boxes??

    They are sweet - I love the internal documentation - I might have to have a go at something like those - I really like them - and great to protect all our hard work - sorry - "fettling" 8]
     
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    I did indeed! Something to do whilst waiting for the next stove to come my way. The original aim was to have a box that had everything in ready to go on an adventure, except fuel. After many seepages, I carry fuel separately in proper fuel containers. People always seem intrigued when you're out and about using these stoves, so I included the documents for people to read. Nowadays, the boxes I make are more for storage as 'cubes' are easier to stack than bare stoves with loose components.

    Baz
     
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    Great stuff. I'm gonna do it!!

    Of course I've got to do a stove first :mrgreen:
     
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    @Polybus,a few years back there were a ton of the C11 stoves to be had, NIB, with MoD markings, sold for what we all thought was a song!

    I bought one, with a heat dome and spares kit, best money I ever spent on a kero stove. Works a treat!

    Murph
     
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    @Polybus

    A good stove to start your fettling addiction on. It should clean up nicely and perform well. :thumbup: