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Postby jshort » Fri Mar 23, 2007 1:19 pm

Has anyone had a problem with 1/4 filled fuel bottles and keeping a stove going. Last summer I was out on a four day trip and thought I had enough fuel but my Dragonfly puttered out with the remaining fuel still in the bottle. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Postby BSquared » Fri Mar 23, 2007 3:37 pm

Nope. Had an old MSR for years and always managed to burn the last drop.
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Postby copeg » Fri Mar 23, 2007 3:57 pm

One thing that popped into my head when I read your post is the orientation of the fuel canister. This has happened to me a few times in the past where my stove would just putter when less than about 1/2-1/4 full (which really sucks on a winter trip might I add). This was solved by making sure the fuel canister is always laying flat on its side in the proper orienatation, I think otherwise you could be pulling fumes and not fuel, and this is a lot more noticable with less fuel in the can. If this isn't the problem you can try calling msr...
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