Scouts-L Mail Archive for February of 1999: Re: BUDDY BURNERS
Re: BUDDY BURNERS
Mon, 22 Feb 1999 13:26:25 -0700
In message <001a01be5c0a$5cf15220$7b1f1bd0@home>, The Gillams said:
> VAGABOND STOVE:
> When melting the wax, keep in mind that it gets very hot very fast. =
> Make sure to have a fire extinguisher or water nearby and have plenty of =
> help so no-one gets hurt.
The best way to melt paraffin is in a double-boiler. Put the wax into a can
and dip the can into a pot of boiling water. Do not let the tin can touch
the bottom or side of the pot, and the risk of fire is almost eliminated.
Scoutmaster, Troop 70; Longs Peak Council, BSA; Boulder, CO, USA
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