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Alcohol lamp or oil lamp?
    #717808 - 07/02/02 12:00 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

I'm having trouble finding an alcohol lamp that isn't really expensive with shipping and handling. I have found an oil lamp to buuy at walmart. Will this work just as well?


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Re: Alcohol lamp or oil lamp? [Re: monkeymagic]
    #717853 - 07/02/02 12:26 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

no it won't.....you will have nasty oily soot on your needle.

if you can't find an Alcohol lamp.....use a butane torch or lighter(torch kind).


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Re: Alcohol lamp or oil lamp? [Re: Roadkill]
    #717933 - 07/02/02 01:14 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

Do the torch lighters leave residue on the needle? I have used one but didnt look for any residue....

Fd


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Re: Alcohol lamp or oil lamp? [Re: Fd3000]
    #717988 - 07/02/02 01:48 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

Very little.....and you can wipe the needle with a cotton ball with 99% Alcohol on it....if it makes you feel better.


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Re: Alcohol lamp or oil lamp? [Re: monkeymagic]
    #718136 - 07/02/02 03:32 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

Or you can do what I did--make your own alcohol lamp...

...go to the grocery store, and buy a small jar of baby food--preferably something you might want to eat (I went for the applesauce, and steered clear of the creamed lamb ). After you empty and rinse out the jar, hammer a small nail through the lid, from the top side. Finally, cut a single "thread" (or whatever they're called) from the end of a mop--you need a piece just long enough to poke a quarter inch out of the lid, and barely touching the bottom of the jar when the lid is on. Finally, fill the jar, about half-way with denatured alcohol (in the paint department of a hardware store), screw the cap on and light!



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Re: Alcohol lamp or oil lamp? [Re: paranoid2]
    #718146 - 07/02/02 03:39 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

Thank's Paranoid, That's a great idea, I needed one of these for a glove box I'm making!!


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Re: Alcohol lamp or oil lamp? [Re: paranoid2]
    #718162 - 07/02/02 03:49 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

or if you need it quick do what i do. take a shot glass fill it up with a little alchol and light.

works good.

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