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#117355 - 12/24/07 02:29 AM Re: Oil Lamp question [Re: Shadow_oo00]
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Of course, cation is needed when using any kind of fire. Just take the space heaters I use to heat the house. The darn things are very hot. You will get a serious burn if you touch it, let alone knock one over. I have yet or anyone in my house for that matter done any of these things. It is all about pre-cations. I recommend a CO detector. I just bought a new one even though the old one was supposed to be good for another 2 after 3 years of use, just in case and I have yet to detect any CO on both read outs. Our house is really drafty. :-)

I also recommend a fireplace grate if you have little ones running around or maybe dogs.

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#117359 - 12/24/07 02:36 AM Re: Oil Lamp question [Re: raydarkhorse]
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So THAT is what happened! And all these years I have blamed my ex...
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#117360 - 12/24/07 02:38 AM Re: Oil Lamp question [Re: OldBaldGuy]
Microage97 Offline
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Either that our your brain is running low on anti-freeze. :-)

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#117365 - 12/24/07 03:04 AM Re: Oil Lamp question [Re: Microage97]
GarlyDog Offline
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Registered: 04/05/07
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Some models of Dietz oil lanterns will go out if you tip them over. The Jupiter model has a relatively wide base too.


Edited by GarlyDog (12/24/07 03:11 AM)
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#117418 - 12/24/07 11:02 PM Re: Oil Lamp question [Re: Microage97]
OldBaldGuy Offline
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Vodka doesn't freeze, got enough of that onboard to stay alive...
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#117427 - 12/25/07 03:06 AM Re: Oil Lamp question [Re: OldBaldGuy]
Susan Offline
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"Vodka doesn't freeze, got enough of that onboard to stay alive..."

There is a difference between being alive and being preserved.

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#117442 - 12/25/07 03:03 PM Re: Oil Lamp question [Re: Susan]
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But there is preserved, and WELL preserved. When my back acts up (which is pretty often), I have found that vodka (even the cheap stuff) works as well as prescription meds, and tastes better.

Merry Christmas!!!
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