Priming bottles

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  1. Badger

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    A tip for a small priming bottle, ideal for pocket stoves...
    Hypostop, a dextrose gel for the treatment of hypoglycemia in diabetics, is supplied in 80g quantities in polyethylene squeezy bottles. These bottles hold around 3 fl oz and have a "twist and squirt" spout cap. The cap seals well when closed, and when opened does not dribble, even when inverted, until the bottle is squeezed.
    Ask a medical type for a used or date-expired one (that is how I got mine).
    I hope someone might find the above of use.
     
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    Would you be able to post here some photos?
     
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  4. yonadav

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    I have a bottle of white glue (from the hardware store) which is practically the same.
     
  5. Badger

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    I think on the glue bottles you remove the cap to squirt. On the glucose bottles you twist the top part of the cap 1/4 turn to squirt and remove the cap only for filling. I believe US Army small arms oil bottles used a similar system at one time.
     
  6. jbythesea

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    Here in the states we have a white (pva) glue called Elmer's that comes in a bottle very similar to the Glucose bottle. The top also twists 1/4 turn to open. I've also used nasal spray bottles that I took the top off of and removed the misting device so the alcohol would come out in drops.

    Just don't throw them into the trunk of your car for a hot season and expect there to be anything left when you need it.
     
  7. jbythesea

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    It just hit me - Why not just use a lighter fluid bottle?