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Old 07-12-2015, 05:59   #31
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Re: alcohol stoves/ovens

Sorry to jump in with another subject but can't find another thread to use. Suggest one and I will post there.

My question: Does anyone know about availability of kero in South and Central America and the Caribbean. Its decision time for the next few years of my cooking life.

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Old 21-12-2015, 02:59   #32
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Re: alcohol stoves/ovens

Hot tip.Keep your kettle half full at all times.Water will douse spirit/alcohol stove rather quickly.Ours is non pressurized and we love it to bits.

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Old 29-12-2015, 14:52   #33
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Re: alcohol stoves/ovens

I have no problem using my non-pressurized alcohol stove.I probably should be more worried about my deadly 30 year old hunter 34 breaking in half.LOL.
Propane would be nice though.Just not high on the list.

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Re: alcohol stoves/ovens

I lived aboard a Yorktown 33 for 4 years with a kerosene pressure stove. When I bought the boat the ceiling was black from failed lighting attempts!

After a month of using it daily it became second nature. The only challenge was if you decided you needed the stove 5 minutes after turning it off, no way it would relight.

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