Evening Light Up

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  1. Johnny19

    Johnny19 United Kingdom Subscriber

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    I decided to give the AFC Ashflash an outing tonight, so here's a few shots!

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    That’s making a very good light and it’s in very good condition also.
     
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    That does the job.:thumbup:
     
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    Its a nice lamp, but its a job to get it going.
    You have to turn the pump rod and get a sweet spot to build pressure. Then when first lit you have to drop a bit of pressure to avoid a flare up. That's even with the quarter turn of the valve. Only then can you crank it up and build pressure and she runs lovely.
     
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    These lanterns fire up much more cleanly if you fit a metho pre-heater, or use a metho torch to heat the generator first.

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    @Tony Press Yes, I was thinking along those lines.... I reckon one of those cheap butane torches would do the job. :thumbup:
     
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    Don’t go that way - all you need is a Coleman-type priming cup or a long brass wire with a wick on the end that you use like a match.

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