Tag Archives: Lantern

Works As Advertised – Just Not Well

I bought a propane to Lindal fitting adapter. It works as you would expect, as claimed, and it isn’t worth buying. Continue reading

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Deci-watt, Gravity, and Doing The Math

An interesting gizmo, and idea, for light without the cost of Kerosene in the 3rd World. Continue reading

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NARI Stove and Lantern on home brew Ethanol

An interesting project in India to make a lantern and cooking system and stove that run on 50% Ethanol (or 100 proof – what you can distill at home in one pass). A very good solution for rural poor farmers and their spouses. Continue reading

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Coleman Lantern Heat Cheaper

When markets are left competitive, they work very well. When markets are “managed” or “regulate” or biased by government mandates, they break. The particular form of the breakage is always a surprise to those who broke them. For California, for example, screwing around with electricity costs means I have cleaned off my Coleman Lantern and I’m digging in the garage for my Aladdin lamp. Continue reading

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