Re: Daryl - meths lamp chimneys and wicks
- --- In email@example.com, "Daryl" <darylcanada73@...> wrote:
> For oictures go to the photo section via the list on the left and see my photos.
> The boiling is more likely when the burner is close to the boiler but more related to the amount of heat being produced. ie small boiler and small wick =no problem probably.That's why I wondered whether anyone had found a less-conducting tube.
> Insulating the sump might make it worse as a lot of the heat is conducted to the sump by the wick tubes. I don't know.
> Can't comment on chimneys as I don't know how you are using them and I have never tried burners with wadding.By "chimney" I meant "wick tube", sorry.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "mike.recycle" <mike.recycle@> wrote:
- --- In email@example.com, "David Halfpenny \(y\)" <david.halfpenny@...> wrote:
>Thanks, for a tiny leak that's a good idea, if I cannot fix the leak completely.
> . . . . Just fit the torch to the can, get the job done and then store your torch
> OFF the can and you'll be OK.
> If a can bubbles under water on its own, then I'm less sure about that.I suspected the can itself too but it passed the underwater test.