Radius 20

Discussion in 'Radius No:20' started by Lighthouse, May 15, 2012.

  1. Lighthouse

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    It's me again - this time with a Radius 20 which I bought from a friend of my parents for $35 (or £21). It has all the bits, 3 prickers, windshield, spiritcan, wrench, original instructions on how to light and pack the stove and lastly a tool I'm not sure about. I guess it's a tool to free the lipstickburner from the burnertube after you've let it cool down... any ideas?

    Anyway, here it is. I have just given it a brush, washing away all the dirt. This is 1 of my favourite stoves, and definitely a keeper.

    Instructions

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    Preheating - note the lovely green!

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    Oops - little too much!

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    Simmer

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    Full power

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    Tool I don't really know what it does - it came with the stove originally.

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    Legs - note how weirdly made they are. Is it rare and should this be like that. I've never seen a stove with these legs before. They seem original.

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    Flame shot

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    Thanks for reading!
    #Frank
     
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  2. RonPH

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    Lovely stove you have. Seems to be similar in design to the Primus 96's. Congratulations.

    Ron
     
  3. idahostoveguy

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    Very nice flame shot on a very nice Radius 20!

    Thanks for sharing.

    sam
     
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    My Radius 20 legs aren't like that and I have never seen ones that were. I suspect a user modification, either to make them easier to pack away or to lower the pot height above the burner.
     
  5. kerophile

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    Hi Lighthouse. Nice stove and post.
    I too think the legs may have been modified to reduce the distance between the top of the flame-pale and base of the pan.

    If you look at this post you will see that for a half-pint roarer, Gary reckons the gap should be 16-19mm.

    https://classiccampstoves.com/posts/100141

    Please will you measure the distance between flame-plate and top of the legs for your stove, and tell us?
    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.
     
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  6. cmb56

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    I have just read this topic and become a little curious, so I measured my Radius 19.
    The distance between the legs and the top of the burner is in my case, 13 mm.
    The legs are most certainly original.

    The Radius 19 is a Radius 20 and why these, not so common stoves, are marked 19 I still do not know.
     
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    Thanks, Kerophile.
    I remember reading that topic once and it did not give me any clue why this number change.
    Maybe it is because of the little different construction of the burner. Who knows.

    Michael