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Propane, properly installed is more efficient and safer. It is also cheaper to fuel, has better heat output and is far easier to use.

Alcohol has a much lower heating value as a fuel and pressurized alcohol stoves are often a serious fire danger, as reported by Boat US in their book Seaworthy.

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