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post #10 of Old 01-12-2010
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Originally Posted by leland515 View Post
So that's an alcohol stove?
Where would I find alcohol for it?
What is the running cost?
You can get denatured alcohol at just about any hardware store. It runs about $15/gal (about half that price per gallon if you get it in a 5 gal can). That's about the same cost per gal as naptha (e.g., Coleman fuel, "white gas"); but, since alcohol has a lower energy density, you'll wind up using about 1.5 times as much. However, the cost difference isn't worth worrying about if you're only using the stove on the odd weekend trip.

It's in the lazerette?
Oh, never mind...
I didn't REALLY need it anyway.
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