type of fuel to use

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type of fuel to use

Postby TWistedwilly » Sat Jan 14, 2006 11:54 pm

I just finished my first Cat stove
But I only have rubbing alcohol 95% Ethanol
Will this be ok to use to get me started or should i go get some denatured alcohol????????
.....Willy..... :?
TWistedwilly
 

type of fuel to use

Postby slowhike » Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:47 pm

willy... belive it or not, rubbing alcohol has a lot of water in it. so it dosen`t burn very hot. also, i`m told it dosen`t burn clean either, so it will smoot-up your pot. go to any paint or home improvement store & you should be able to find denatured alcohol. if not, i read that others will often use "heet" in the yellow bottle found in the automotive section. you can even find that in the gas station. ...slowhike
don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation
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