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Re: Butane camp stove in cabin

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The invisible flame from alcohol seems to set more boats on fire (and boaters) than anything else in a galley. ...
That may have been arguably true for pressurized alcohol stoves, non-pressurized alcohol stoves are just about the safest way to cook on a boat.

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...And takes forever to cook, too...
Nope. About the only thing non-pressurized alcohol stove do significantly slower is boiling large quantities of water. Even then, keeping the pot cover while heating will probably make more difference than the fuel of the stove.

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...Take a look at the stove, and the seal, and for $25, hey, if you change your mind and take it home...worse things happen.
Like blowing up you boat? (as a non-random example)

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