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#682275 - 5th Apr 2012 3:27pm ethanol??
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does anyone know where I can buy this from?

(and no im not using it to get hammered raftl )
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#682283 - 5th Apr 2012 3:41pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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Chriskay is your man for this. He's into that sort of stuff - in fact anything that will inhance a Gin & Tonic ! seeyu


Edited by Pinzgauer (5th Apr 2012 3:43pm)

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#682284 - 5th Apr 2012 3:42pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: ]
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I get mine from the Chemist, use it for cleaning the WACOM.

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#682286 - 5th Apr 2012 3:50pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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Ha ha cheers pinz and k!
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#682289 - 5th Apr 2012 4:00pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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I suppose I'd ask what you're going to use it for. Pure ethanol (duty paid) is difficult to get and expensive; something like £25 for 500ml. Other alcohols are easier, maybe methanol or iso propyl alcohol. As I said, it depends what you want it for. I have the details of a supplier in Audenshaw who don't seem to fussy who they supply. I bought some pretty nasty chemicals there recently.
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#682293 - 5th Apr 2012 4:07pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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Im after the none drinkable type (as its cheaper as you say no tax) to fuel a fire I have that burns most conbustables which cost me an arm and a leg to run yesterday whilst working in an empty house without CH.
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#682297 - 5th Apr 2012 4:25pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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Paraffin is probably cheapest. Any alcohol is going to be more expensive. What were you burning; vodka?
Seriously, if you think the job is going to take some time, why not hire a propane heater?
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#682302 - 5th Apr 2012 5:03pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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It was more of a one off when the weather turned bad yday. Summer is on the way so im not really after spending any pennies on a new heater.

I just have a crappy old burner that does the job when when running it on ethanol it doesnt give off as many bad fumes as paraffin....I think?
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#682304 - 5th Apr 2012 5:09pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: ]
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Chriskay is your man for this. He's into that sort of stuff - in fact anything that will inhance a Gin & Tonic ! seeyu


I just use another gin to ENHANCE mine!

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#682322 - 5th Apr 2012 5:55pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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Bloody Nora ! How did that slip past. That's me in the bad books now eh?

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#682328 - 5th Apr 2012 6:34pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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It was more of a one off when the weather turned bad yday. Summer is on the way so im not really after spending any pennies on a new heater.

I just have a crappy old burner that does the job when when running it on ethanol it doesnt give off as many bad fumes as paraffin....I think?


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#682362 - 5th Apr 2012 9:11pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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Empty your pm's please
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#682431 - 5th Apr 2012 11:11pm Re: ethanol?? [Re: Sanchez]
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Phil, emptied
Bert - they just dont make us like they used to smile
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