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Offline OxO

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Fuel pump
« on: December 27, 2011, 05:12:45 PM »
It seems every thread in here is by me but...whatever.

Where do I buy one of those little pumps for my kerosene heater? I've finally got the fuel but my attempt to refill using a funnel did not work!
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Re: Fuel pump
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2011, 05:17:34 PM »
Any conbini or daiso will carry them. The hand-pumped ones are everywhere. I know that there are mechanized ones that are more expensive, but I'm not sure where you buy those. Probably hardware stores and home centers, I would guess.

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Re: Fuel pump
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2011, 05:18:45 PM »
Oh. And notice how: When googling for kerosene heater info the top results are a crazy survivalist website....

Combinis have them huh? Well that makes things much easier for me. I shall try.
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Re: Fuel pump
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2011, 07:34:04 PM »
D2 an even drugstores will have them.  I've used the hand pump but splurged and got the battery-powered this year.  I'm never going back.
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Re: Fuel pump
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2011, 03:11:20 PM »
The hand pump is cheap but in the cold, they get brittle and crack and I have ended up spraying kerosine on myself  :x
The battery powered bumps come in two forms.
1. Looks like a wand and you put one end into the kerosine canister and the other tube in your heater tank and it switch it on. Pretty simple although I have never used one
2) The pump screws onto the canister with a tube that runs into the tank. I use this one and it's brill and features an automatic cutoff too. About 1000-1500 en I think.