Svea 123 pot handle

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  1. haknuts

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    Not much of a fettle, but got this nice 123R the other day, missing the pot handle. Had a 200x200x1.5mm aluminum piece and so with a usable saw it was an easy "fettle".
    So now I have two 123R's. This one should end up wrapped in as someones present at sometime.
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    And this is said to be the actual stove in a youtube howto - by the owner who had it before my seller...

     
  2. Metropolitantrout

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    The chirping of the birds and the pulsing of the Svea, great way to start your morning!

    Nice 123! Jerry
     
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    Indeed. Yesterday I came home from one week hunting in the mountains, living in tent with Svea 123r as the stove. Waking up this morning I really lossed the first cup of cofee, still being in the sleeping bag ;)
     
  4. haknuts

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    Same stove here with a Stanley pot on todays bike-hike. Pot used to heat water for the dry-tech, then as a thermos for coffee with the inner pot inserted. Windy look-out spot - used the bike and a blanket as windshield. Spirit would not ignite with magnesium flint - had to prime with white gas.

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    I like that Stanley pot. It is the ideal diameter for a 123.
     
  6. haknuts

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    @haknuts did you cold bend the aluminum bar?
     
  8. haknuts

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    @Schwert I probably used a heat-gun. I find aluminum this thin to be tolerant to gentle bending.