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I was recently in Mexico and bought some unleaded gas at a gas station as stove fuel. I gave the unused fuel away to a taxi driver to put in his car. I suspect the same thing would work fine with the fuels sold as "white gas" or "camp fuel." I've heard conflicting information about exactly how this stuff is formulated, and for all I know it depends on the ...


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While writing the question, I've figured out an answer. I just burn the fuel in the stove. Maybe this little knowledge would be helpful.


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Here are a few methods If you have a lawnmower or weed eater you can dilute your gas by about 5% to 10% with it and burn it off that way, even if the fuel is 'bad'. Additionally, many fire departments will accept all manner of fuel, good or bad, and use it for backburning areas preparing for the summer fire season. Some auto parts stores will accept fuel ...


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Alcohol can (and does) eat certain types of seals. Do not use alcohol to clean the stove unless you are certain it is safe for alcohol fuel. Similarly, carb cleaner is extremely corrosive and will eat many different types of seals/gaskets. First thing to try is to disassemble and scrub with baking soda, dish soap, and a toothbrush. If that does not ...


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What's the problem? The guy at the airport will take it from you. Proper legal disposal is now his business. There might be a kiosk for dropping items you forgot to leave at home, before dealing with people.


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The original Penny Stove has been popular for over a decade as a DIY alcohol stove designed for ultralight backpackers. Its trademark is the use of a penny as a fuel regulator. Independent tests document that it heats faster, uses less fuel, simmers longer, and packs lighter than any commercial alcohol stove. The 2.0 version achieves the same ...


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If you are not specifically looking for a liquid fuel thing: I always fantasized about making one such thing. But I have never tried. Get a tin Make something that looks like below. Advantages: Tins are easy to find and so are those solid fuel tablets If you break it, worst case you will be at loss of money worth a burger and time worth an afternoon ...



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