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Old 01-23-2012
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Originally Posted by Leocat66 View Post
Kero ... cannot be lit with an open flame unless atomized and heated first.
Is this really true? I use a pressurized kerosene cabin heater and have gotten it to produce that familiar thick black smoke when it wasn't preheated enough. To me that's burning liquid kerosene.
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