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4602Re: [Hammock Camping] Hammock + Candle Lantern = ?

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  • Dan
    Feb 9, 2004
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      Bummer. If you really really want one, I can get you one at the
      local store here.
      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Fornshell"
      <bfornshell@y...> wrote:
      > Hi Dan, Well I just called the place in Canada about the Candoil
      > Insert. The company went out of business after someone testing the
      > thing burned down there house and sued them.
      >
      > The truth is that the company is no longer in business. To bad. Or
      > maybe lucky for us. Bill
      >
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Dan" <slipres@a...> wrote:
      > > Well, good news and bad news. Good news: no fire truck heading
      > > toward my house. Bad news: No matter how I tried to rig it, the
      UCO
      > > candle lantern was simply too big. The best I could get was to
      have
      > > it resting on my nose. So-so news: Just for grins, I zipped in
      the
      > > Clark inner liners enclosing my space. I lit the lantern and
      held it
      > > on my stomach. The inside of the hammock got warm very, very
      > > quickly. Keep in mind, though, that the test was inside my home
      > > which is a tad bit warmer than the snowy outside right now here
      in
      > > WV. I like to carry the lantern anyhow (espcially since I can
      just
      > > remove the little LED attachment and hang it in the hammock
      without
      > > problem) so it's nice to know I could heat up the inside quickly--
      I
      > > just have to be extremely careful. As for the candoil insert
      (mine
      > > is a Northern Lights model), I've purchased three during the past
      > > year. I did a search at ixquick.com and found the first one. I
      > > liked it so much, I looked for it at our local outdoors store and
      > > found the other two . All ran for about $15 and are well worth
      it in
      > > my opinion. I use "paraffin" grade(spelling?)as the lamp oil.
      If
      > > you already have a candle lantern, perhaps you can convice your
      > > significant other it's a good investment as it could serve as
      part of
      > > a romantic dinner by candoil light, eh? The address on the
      > > instructions that came with the insert (yes, I'm a packrat) is
      > > Northern Lights Inc., P.O. Box 3413, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93456.
      > >
      > > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Bill Fornshell
      > > <bfornshell@y...> wrote:
      > > > Hi Dan, Can you buy a Candoil Insert in the US? I
      > > > found it listed at a place in Canada and the UK, but
      > > > not in the US. Is that a Fire Truck headed toward your
      > > > house? Bill
      > > >
      > > >>
      > > >
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