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Hillerange Alcohol Stove Fittings

Here''s an exciting topic. I pulled the tank on my Hillerange alcohol stove to replace the hoses and shut-off valve. Anybody know a source for those materials? I''d probably go for a replacement if it weren''t so dang expensive and that the existing unit works fine.
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I dug out the old post as there were no answer to the question. Does anyone know what type of hoses should be used for alcohol/kerosene connection from the tank to the stove if the system is of pressure type?
What kind of fuel should be used in this system? Kerosene or ???
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I used to have the same stove. I had a new fuel line made up as the fittings at either end need to be done properly to be safe from leaks. If you're doing it yourself then get proper fuel line hose that can withstand at least 30# of pressure as the tank should be pumped to approx 10-15# if I remember correctly. The fuel you use is denatured alcohol.
I know stoves are expensive, I replaced my pressurized one with an Origo, but while I like the alcohol method I feel much safer with the non pressurized design.
If you don't need an oven then the Origo 3000 is not too bad at around $300.
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bsfree,

Thanks for your input. You are right that the tank should be pressurized approx 10-15psi. Do you remember by any chance what type or make of hose you used?? I visited a number of marine and automotive stores and nobody knows for sure what type of hose to use.
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I had it made up for me at an marine/automotive store, was quite expensive. The hose they used was fuel line hose, I think the same hose that goes to the fuel pump on my diesel. It's quite thick walled and able to take the required pressure. Go to your local chandler and check out the hoses, take the fitting with you as you'll need to be sure to get the correct inside diameter hose. For what it's worth, before you spend any serious money on your pressurized stove, you should be comfortable that it's worth it. I wasted a couple of hundred on mine before giving up the ghost, and am really glad I now have a non pressurized unit (an Origo 6000 bought on ebay for 800). It's a pain that stoves (and fridges) are so expensive, but you'll only spend the money once, and get peace of mind and reliable service for many years.
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Folks, I was able to find parts for my alcohol stove from http://www.packstoves.com/. There customer service folks were very nice to work with.

Good luck to you.
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Whenever my prior boat's Kenyon pressurized alcohol stove required replacement parts, I found them either from the mfgr, or at a local marine store with a consignment program.

Many boaters choose to offer their old stove and ovens (some defective and used for parts) to consignment when replacing or upgrading. I bought used burners, hoses, valves and nozzles for small change.

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thanks guys, I tried all marine stores nearby and I was told that it will be very difficult to find any parts to the Hillrange alcohol pressurize stove. Nobody could tell me what type of hose I could use, even the guy who represents Seaward.
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Hillerange is manufactured by SeawardProducts. They don't service the older stuff themselves anymore but they can tell you who does. Check them out at Seaward Products then follow the links to parts and service.
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Talked to Lonny at Seaward 626 443 8825. He's willing to try to rebuild the burner if I send the manifold to him. The model # is under the lid in the rear right hand corner BTW. Lonny says no one else services them or has parts. In fact, he has very few parts. He claims they are a real PITA to work on. Estimates a $200 (IF he can do it). Well worth it, it's a good stove. Very nice guy!
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