Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 27-02-2011, 04:38   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 88
Diesel hob

Hello,

I couldnīt find a thread on diesel cookers, so here we go!

As I rather not have gas bottles on board and like the idea of one fuel source for engine, generator and cooker (hob), does anyone have (hopefully good) experiences with diesel cookers?

Thanks!
rocma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-02-2011, 06:22   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 88
Re: Diesel hob

Ah, I just did find a thread from @Monica on this forum..... sorry!
rocma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-02-2011, 06:29   #3
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: between the devil and the deep blue sea
Boat: a sailing boat
Posts: 20,485
Re: Diesel hob

Wallas makes an assortment. Very expensive but apparently work as advertised. A friend of ours lost the top plate in a minor accident and it was very dear to replace with no after-market suppliers, etc..

He ended up paying more for a new top plate than we did for a who new LPG cooker.

So, the price is the minus, otherwise all good things I have seen and heard.

Probably the choice for ones who sit or sail in places far from LPG taps.

b.
barnakiel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-02-2011, 07:09   #4
Nearly an old salt
 
goboatingnow's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 14,473
Images: 3
Consider using electricity via an inverter. Good write up on the victron site

Dave
__________________
Interested in smart boat technology, networking and all things tech
goboatingnow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-02-2011, 08:14   #5
Boating writer, book author

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: On the Go
Boat: Various
Posts: 742
Re: Diesel hob

I once spent a couple of weeks with friends who had a troller with beautiful, big diesel stove installed for Pacific Northwest. It was wonderful there but by the time we got to Honduras it was an ordeal to use it.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Catcruiser View Post
Hello,

I couldnīt find a thread on diesel cookers, so here we go!

As I rather not have gas bottles on board and like the idea of one fuel source for engine, generator and cooker (hob), does anyone have (hopefully good) experiences with diesel cookers?

Thanks!
__________________
Janet Groene
JanetGroene is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2011, 13:37   #6
Registered User
 
Scuba1's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 5
Re: Diesel hob

I use a multi fuel cooker as a backup and it does smell a bit when i run it on diesel. I also use it when frying fish as it can be done outside and not stink the whole place out, so then it does not matter when the cooker itself stinks a bit running on diesel. If I use it inside when i need a third flame i run it on butane or alcohol sometimes on petrol as well

ATB

Michael
Scuba1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
diesel

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
"Stand Aside" Skipper Syd-Hob 1998 s76640 General Sailing Forum 5 13-01-2013 18:14
diesel stains gettinthere Construction, Maintenance & Refit 13 22-10-2012 22:45
Diesel Exhaust JiffyLube Engines and Propulsion Systems 19 15-01-2011 00:49
BMW diesel and black steel diesel fuel tanks johnpair Engines and Propulsion Systems 12 08-01-2009 15:30
diesel is diesel? Jack Long Engines and Propulsion Systems 12 03-09-2008 16:53

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:44.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.