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Re: [pct-l] New use for old Svea 123's

I will give you $20 for your old seva 123 and that go's for anyone else.

Owen K

Montedodge@aol.com wrote:

>  Just finished my new alcohol burner this morning. If you have an old Svea
> 123 collecting dust, just remove the combo windscreen/potholder from it to
> use as a lightweight alcohol stand. Made a small burner from the smallest
> size tuna cans that come in three packs with zip off lids. Just make a small
> donut ( I used drier vent pipe to cut it of ) 1 inch small diameter than can
> and same height as tuna can. Use a can opener to make lower air vent holes on
> side of can ( for sucking air in to aid burning of flame , per Roy Robin
> design ) then pack fiberglass insulation between can and metal donut. Light
> burner and place Svea windscreen over burner. All flame is guided up toward
> pot. This works well as thru-hikers could opt. to mail Svea guts ahead if
> colder weather is in the picture. ( no modifications are needed ) Burner and
> Svea windscreen weighes around 4 ounces. ( Burner is made in 5 minutes or
> less )
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