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Re: Propane or alcohol

I watched a linked u-toob vid of the destruction of a cruiser, sponsored by LLoyd's of London. In the propane blow-up test, they had to use successively larger charge s and ended up that the charge did the bulk of the damage after several runs at it.
This has convinced me that IF proper standards and practices are followed, propane can be as safe (or safer, no brow singeing flare ups!) than alcohol.
A propane stove is on my wish list. Were that all the safety jiggers that go along with it came as cheaply and easily!?
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