Trangia 27K made mid-1970's, boxed and unused

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  1. presscall

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    @geneislucky
    Hang on, I need to do some juggling of units and capacities here!

    1 decilitre is the equivalent of 100 millilitres (100cc), which is about right to charge a Trangia burner the recommended 2/3 full.

    100cc of fuel in a burner from another Trangia.

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    Using water here, it took 3 of those measures to reach the 100cc line on the measuring jug.

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    Evidently the measure was not intended to re-charge the burner in one go and wouldn't in any case stow away in the kettle if it were larger. It's an improvement on filling the burner direct from a 1970's fuel bottle (one with just a cap and nothing more sophisticated) and risk overfilling.

    John
     
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    Thanks John. 100cc or 1 fluid ounce . I had never seen one presented in a trangia photo spread.
     
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    I use a measure cap that comes with cold medicine like this:

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    I run the burner dry and store the cup inside the Trangia once it has cooled down
     
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    @shagratork Nice one Trevor! :lol::lol:

    Great to see! My avatar Christmas present in 1978 was very similar - same box but showing 2 pans, same simmer ring but different stamping in burner & more writing on lid, fry pan not as glossy & early printed strap.
     
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    Just noticed your kettle doesn't have Trangia in the old script on the lid. Does the windshield have it on the strap loops? Doesn't look like it. Maybe another dating clue.
     
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    That's right, the kettle doesn't have the logo on it anywhere but each of the strap loops carry the logo ...

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    ... and it's on the pot lifter of course.

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    @Hazet suggested I might care to email info@trangia.se to establish whether that little silver fuel measure/filler was supplied by Trangia.

    Evidently not, with this helpful reply from them,

    John
     
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    @presscall , well someone went to a lot of bother to get them buried inside the kettle!
    Dealer/Supplier modification?

    Alec.
     
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    Yes, you'd expect a couple of items like that to materialise when the stove got used, but for them to be included and wrapped up in tissue (the filler cup) and popped in the kettle and the outfit not then used is pre-meditated and not the act of someone about to take it out on a hike.

    You'd expect matches, or residue, to be in the film container too.

    Probably a helpful dealer as you say. Well done sleuth Alec!

    John