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post #6 of Old 09-08-2012
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Re: Alcohol stoves in use?

A 1976 original stove is almost certainly pressurized alcohol. Not too many people are using them anymore. But plenty of people are still using non-pressurized alcohol such as the Origo mentioned above.

As for propane, it can be difficult to retrofit a proper installation onto a boat that wasn't designed for it in the first place, especially for boats 30' and under. I'd strongly consider it if I lived aboard, but as a weekend warrior/daysailer, the NP alcohol works fine as long as it's used properly.

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formerly Lippincott 30
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