Possible Optimus 199 and similar pot supports

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  1. HunterStovie

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    Morning, @HunterStovie ,

    Thanks for that link, Mike! I ended up getting one from our old CCS friend, RonPH, who disappeared from CCS many years ago. In fact, he disappeared totally, as his address is no longer valid, nor is his phone number, and email!! Might have gone back to PI. Thanks, again, for the link, and hope all is well with you! Take care, and God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc
     
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    I think Ron probably didn't stake his tent down, and he was in it this time when it blew away.:twisted::lol:

    Seriously, I hope he's doing ok.

    ....Arch
     
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    I can confirm these fit nicely on a 199, Phoebus 625, 111T or equivalent silent burner.
    Only the slots in both the top and bottom part needed very little filing to make the two parts fit perfectly onto each other.

    Here you can see the x-pattern an a 199 before filing:
    x-patten pot stand 0.jpg
    x-patten pot stand 1.jpg x-patten pot stand 2.jpg

    I ordered 2 sets, unfortunately 1 set included 2 bottom parts.
    The seller sent a new set free of charge. Great service! x-patten pot stand 3.jpg
     
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    Does this set fit when the stove is in the box, with pot holder rails installed? I would think not, but asking.
     
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    It is intended to be removable.

    No clue whether it fits the the original 199 aluminum box.
    I made one out of a Peak 1 aluminum box to fit the burner without the x-pattern pot support.
     
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    Why would you need both? Either you use the rails or you use these - No point in having both installed IMHO.
     
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    I thought it was for small pots.
     
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    Sorry, the sentence
    Should have been

    "No point in having both installed at the same time IMHO"

    My thoughts are still marginally quicker than my typing... with such results :roll:
     
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    Greetings, All,

    I went ahead and ordered a set of these, just to see how they compared to the original stuff, and also the one that RonPH sold me. They are more stout, and very sturdy. However, the fit is "iffy". They need filing for the fins that fit down inside the edges of the silent burner, IMHO. Otherwise, they just rock back and forth, and I believe that would lead to dumping the contents of the pot that was placed upon them. Just my thought. Otherwise, these are far more stout than the original Optimus "X" supports. Take care, and God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc

    PS - two more things: One, the seller shipped VERY quickly, and they were packed perfectly. Even if the fit is odd, I'd say they are worth the asking price, for sure! Two, I think that, on a 199, the pot is far too close to the fuel tank, and I would worry about overheating and blowing the SRV! Something to consider, me thinks!
     
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    I have a note from NZ Post to pick up my order of these pot supports for the Optimus 199. I will post my findings in due course.

    Cheers
    Simon Foxxx
     
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    Got my supports today, and will report back soon.

    Cheers
    Simon Foxxx
     
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    Very well finished and no filing required for my Optimus 199. A good buy.
    Cheers
    Simon Foxxx
     
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    The pot supports result in a much faster boil time, 8 minutes down from 11 minutes for 1 litre of tap water
     
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    Hmm, just from pot supports?