optimus 8r f

Discussion in 'Optimus No:8R' started by ken160, Dec 21, 2020.

  1. ken160 South Africa

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    Greetings from South Africa :content:
    Got some very valuable info reg my Optimus 8r f here,and i.m very grateful.
    I also have the 22b that is quite a handful at the moment...
    Some pics of the 8r f
    Thank you!
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    Looks like mine, mine creaks though when using.
    Duane
     
  3. ken160 South Africa

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    O:)

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  4. kerophile

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    Hi @ken160 . Lovely stove and great that you also have the cardboard box.
    Your stove is the plated tank version (forniklad) but I think it is of a similar age to this one:

    Optimus No.8R Embossed from 1958/59

    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.
     
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    Welcome to CCS @ken160

    It's a great little stove :thumbup:
     
  6. ken160 South Africa

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    Thank you guys,
    I'm enjoying this little stove tremendously.
     
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    Stove may overheat the tank if using a big pan like shown, resulting in pressure venting out of the SRV in the fuel cap.
    Duane
     
  8. ken160 South Africa

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    Thanks for the heads up Duane,
    Always trying to keep the pan to under 8 in, (that one is a bit large)
     
  9. ken160 South Africa

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    Here's a small (padded) leather bag my brother made for the stove.
    The tank lid folds fully open inside and when closed you can also store a small bottle with your priming fuel.
    Once cool,Just close the stove,zip it up and store away till next time.
    (been using it for a while with no heat problems that i've noticed)
    Stay safe :content:
     

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