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Post by tractor tony on Sun May 06 2012, 07:30

hi i can still buy the stuff at my local filling station costs £5.00 for a gallon

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Post by stationary stu on Sun May 06 2012, 11:01

It's not cheap now, gone are the days of using it to wash engines etc.

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Post by Capstan on Sun May 06 2012, 16:09

Kerosine is about 60 pence a liter if you buy 1000 liters.
Of course it attracts 5% fuel tax these days.
You could get Aviation A (jet fuel) from your local airport.
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Post by jay on Sun May 06 2012, 17:43

B&Q sell parrafin but try and find one of them older independant hardware stores dotted about as they sometimes sell it off a pump from 200 litre drums (sometimes bigger tanks are used)which are much cheaper per litre..

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Post by stationary stu on Mon May 07 2012, 09:32

Capstan wrote:Kerosine is about 60 pence a liter if you buy 1000 liters.
Of course it attracts 5% fuel tax these days.
You could get Aviation A (jet fuel) from your local airport.
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When I served my time as a HGV fitter we used to get a tanker in from the airport that carried Aviation fuel. One of the jobs we did often was fitting a new clutch and to do this we had to remove all the pipes that went under the gearbox, well one of the other fitters was always there to give a hand as he used what was left in the pipes as heating fuel for his greenhouse and he said he got a lot hotter flame using Aviation fuel then parraffin.

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Post by Capstan on Tue May 08 2012, 18:20

A free fire always burns hotter!! LOL Laughing Laughing

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Post by stationary stu on Wed May 09 2012, 10:15

Capstan wrote:A free fire always burns hotter!! LOL Laughing Laughing

Very true most things that's free are better.

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