scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: Lanterns!
golden cliff (c60clg1@CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU
Tue Nov 23 1999 - 13:04:18 CST
Ron is correct. White gas out performs propane in cold weather. Our
troop owns both types. We only use white gas in cold weather camping.
Propane does not perform well in cold temperatures at all.
Scoutmaster Troop 33
On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, Ronald W. Fox wrote:
> I was surprised to read about switching from a liquid fuel lantern to a
> propane one due to a failure in cold weather. I was under the impression
> that white gas performed better than propane in cold weather, as the
> pressure of the fuel in a liquid fuel device is not temperature dependent.