Oh ok tig tungstens have a bunch of those weird metals. But I dont want to pump all the time and these are intermittent indoor use. So I will go with wicks.
I would like some brass wick kosmos lamps with Sans Rival chimneys. Anyone know a good source? On Sat, Apr 14, 2018, 5:05 AM Curt Raymond <curtlud...@yahoo.com> wrote: > For occasional use like that a wicked lantern is probably the way to go. A > round wick lamp will throw way more light, something like a B&H or Rayo can > be had on eBay pretty cheap. Alladin lamps are the Cadillac of wick lamps > and throw the best light. > A flat wick lantern like a Dietz will work but provides pretty poor light > as does a deadflame lamp. I find the "lamp oil" to smell like burning > crayons and turn solid if temps approach freezing, cut with some low odor > kerosene it's much better all around. > > > Whitegas lanterns tend to smell, I don't like them for indoor use. In any > case I think you're thinking of thorium which is not so much toxic as > radioactive. The fear of radioactivity is mostly unfounded, don't eat > mantles. Thorium was replaced with ytrium which, while not radioactive is > quite toxic and doesn't throw terrific light. > > For camping a gas pressure appliance is the way to go, a flat wick lantern > will give something like 40 candle power, a small Coleman lantern is more > like 200... > > > Curt > > > Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android > <https://go.onelink.me/107872968?pid=InProduct&c=Global_Internal_YGrowth_AndroidEmailSig__AndroidUsers&af_wl=ym&af_sub1=Internal&af_sub2=Global_YGrowth&af_sub3=EmailSignature> > > On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 5:37 AM, Karl Wittnebel > <atypical...@gmail.com> wrote: > What sort of lantern do you all recommend for residential use? We had a > power failure here last night and the 6yo had no idea anything without > batteries could be used for illumination. I am thinking of the wick type or > railroad stuff with reflectors because they are beautiful, but perhaps > should go white gas mantle - we had a nice old coleman we used to use in > riyadh for nightly power failures. But dont those use beryllium or some > sort of toxic crap on the mantles? Lehmans seem to have the wick type in > various flavors. > > On Tue, Apr 10, 2018, 4:00 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < > email@example.com> wrote: > > Apparently a lot of other people do too, or the clickbait title is doing > its job. Its got more views than the video that preceded it. > -Curt > > > On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 4:20:39 PM EDT, clay monroe via Mercedes < > firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I liked this one > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVFAsBNGWnE > > > clay > > 1974 450sl - Frosch - Two tone green > 1986 SDL - Polei > 1982 300 SD - Allen > > retired models- > 2002 s430 - Victor, a Stately & well tailored crap > 1976 300D - Blei Vanst - it looks silvery > 1972 220D - Gump - She was green, simple and ran > 1995 E300D - Gave her life to save me against a Dame in a SUV > POS 1987 SDL - Beware Nigerian Scammers > > > > > > > > > On Apr 10, 2018, at 10:07 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < > email@example.com> wrote: > > > > So I made a video for April Fools day you guys might find interesting: > https://youtu.be/G8waJ_b_kFs > > The reaction from that was pretty good so I made this followup I > released the other day:https://youtu.be/2cF1yP-Pdjk > > I'm thinking I'm going to do a series. Need to troll Amazon to find some > cheap LED lanterns. > > -Curt > > _______________________________________ > > http://www.okiebenz.com > > > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > > > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com