Primus No.4 1939

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  1. EmmyLou United Kingdom

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    My first stove! :lol:
    Needed a new inner and outer cap as the wrong ones were on it causing an under burn. Light clean up but left mostly in as found condition. Thank you to other members who helped me get it working.
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    @EmmyLou Destined for daily use in your poly-tunnel I think you said in the post where you got it sorted. Brews among the seedlings is a fine thing.

    John
     
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    Hi @EmmyLou . Looking really smart! I like the Primus No.4 design and have several of them. Enjoy your stove.
    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.
     
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    That's correct John. Just got to find myself a suitably vintage kettle to go with it. I have threatened to move in to the polytunnel, it's got the best chair in the house (garden).
     
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    Thank you @kerophile . I will have a lot of fun using it.
     
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    Hi EmmyLou

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    This model of copper kettle is one of my all-time favourites.
    It is made by Tagus,in Portugal.
    It is made for use rather than ornament, so is tin-plated internally.:
    Check out Tagus kettle on Ebay.com.

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    Ah ha! That looks just the job. I had been looking at enamel ones but most were in too poor condition. I've got a little bubba so didn't want too many contaminants when I make up her milk.
     
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    Got myself a temporary kettle (thanks Mum!)
    Boiled 1L of water which took just short of 12 minutes. Is this about average of do I need to up the pressure a bit?
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    Thank you, once again for your knowledge. I'm taking it on a road trip tomorrow so will try upping the pressure for the morning brew.