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Where are Svea stoves made?

Where are Svea stoves made?

The Svea 123 is a small liquid-fuel (naphtha, commonly referred to as white gas or Coleman fuel) pressurized-burner camping stove that traces its origins to designs first pioneered in the late 19th century. Although it was originally made in Sweden it is now built in Taiwan by Optimus.

What fuel for Svea stove?

white gas

Stove type : liquid fuel
Fuel type : white gas
Average burn time : 50
Fuel consumption : 120
Average boil time for 1 L of water : 7

What is in white gas?

Historically called white gas, it is a liquid petroleum fuel (100% light hydrotreated distillate), composed of cyclohexane, nonane, octane, heptane, and pentane. White gas was originally simply additive-free gasoline. This formulation is now rarely found.

Can you use gasoline instead of Coleman fuel?

Though Coleman fuel has an octane rating of 50 to 55 and a flammability similar to gasoline, it has none of the additives found in modern gasoline. Most burners will readily burn unleaded gasoline (or white gas), however.

What fuel can I use in my Coleman stove?

White gas (aka “naphtha,” “100% light hydro treated distillate,” or “Coleman Fuel”) is the first choice for most people in North America whether they’re headed out for a summer weekend or for a month-long winter expedition in the Alaska Range. Almost any pressurized-type liquid fuel stove will run well on white gas.

Do they still make white gas?

What is another name for white gas?

Can you use kerosene instead of Coleman fuel?

Using Coleman fuel, pump gasoline, etc in kerosene can be hazardous so I would not recommend it. Even though, if you like to burn Coleman fuel or unleaded gasoline then you can buy a Coleman dual-fuel lantern.

What kind of stove is a Svea 123?

SVEA 123 Early Model Camp Stove. Vintage Svea 123 stove. Made In Sweden. Great Condition SVEA 123 Camp Stove Nice Unused condition with pot. SVEA 123 Max Sievert Optimus Vintage Brass Camp Stove.

Is the Svea stove still the go-to backpacking stove?

But 40 years ago, it was the go-to stove for many self-propelled outdoor recreationists—its decibel level more than mitigated by its reliability, solid construction and, well, coolness factor. Sure, there were few options for backpacking stoves in the late 1970s, but the Svea was—quite literally—the gold standard.

What’s the history of the Svea?

The Svea’s roots trace back more than 100 years to a company whose first products were—appropriately enough—blowtorches. (If you’ve ever lit up a Svea 123, you’ll notice a resemblance.)