Trangia Store & Museum

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  1. Hazet

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    Some exciting news was posted on Trangia's website today, to be updated as the date gets closer.
    On Dec 11 2020, they will be opening a museum and an in-person store for direct purchases.
    This is really fantastic, and I hope they do some kind of "virtual" museum tour for those who might not be able to travel to Sweden. Hmm, maybe it's time to renew my passport!

    Screenshots from the Trangia website announcement:

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  2. snwcmpr

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    Awesome
     
  3. BradB

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    If I ever get to Sweden.....
     
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    ..... You'll have to drive quite far north from ARN [Stockholm Arlanda airport]...
    Something like a 6+ hour drive [plus breaks] or a 10+ hour train plus bus ride...
     
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    But I imagine a beautiful trip.
     
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    We crazy Americans think nothing of an all day drive. Although I am sure gas is more expensive in Sweden. They practically give it away here.
     
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    If you like highways and burger stops, Yes sure...
    Definitely NOT given away over here! Currently 'down' (due to less demand in
    pandemic times) to something like 6.023 USD / US Gallon for 95RON unleaded
    and very roughly the same for diesel fuel...

    /Odd
     
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    Trangia, MoraKniv, Gransfors Bruks,,, several Mecca locations I can think of I’d like to visit in Sweden,,, and that’s not counting just wanting to see some of the Swedish cities and countryside...
     
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    Gränsfors, Trangia and Lundhags is on the same ~10-15 hour drive from ARN.
    Mora is far off that route...
     
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    @Odd , just paid $1.79 for a US gallon. See what I mean? Brad
     
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    Then you have the possibility to put $4.44 of tax on the fuel without any real harm to society.
    If we can carry it you can...
     
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    No harm to society!?!? I don't know where to start!
     
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    Here right now it's about $2.40 per US gallon. And there is significant tax built into the price. In this state at least, taxes on gasoline are the primary funding source for highway, bridge, and related construction and maintenance.

    We have a state constitutional provision which prohibits the taxation of gasoline for non-highway/transportation purposes. Precisely to put paid to any temptation to tax gas for the 'general fund'.
     
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    They got the 'Lottery for schools' money to go to the General Fund by removing the previous funding. There are ways around the 'laws' when it comes to taxes.
     
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    That's why, here in Washington, it's in the state constution, rather than merely a statute.
     
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    Sorry for the topic drift.
     
  17. Hazet

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    Not interested in fuel price comparisons. :roll:
    When you are on a pilgrimage, cost is not a factor.
    Besides, the only other really important Swedish destination is the ABBA museum in Stockholm. :)

    Update from Trangia:
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    Hazet, I'd include the Vasa Museum as well. That ship is 148 years older
    than the US declaration of independence. Built in 1628... And it's located
    just a stroll away from your ABBA museum location...