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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I did a search and it looks like the Petromax Britelyte is a popular, versatile choice for using indoors. I already have a myriad of MagLites, a UCO candle lantern, and a Coleman duel fuel lantern, but nothing that is quiet and burns cleanly inside. I live in an apt. and everything is...
  2. Urban Survival
    As a test I have been using a 12 led 3 lighting setting dyno powered lantern I purchased at Walgreens for $10 for the last 4 months to light up one bathroom at night. Turned on just in the room and using th lowest 2 led setting just 60 turns every three or so days has provided the lighting for...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want to purchase four quality kerosene lanterns. Over many years I have purchased a few & I'm not happy with them, poor light, leaks etc. Basically junk, you get what you pay for. I don't mind spending a few bucks for quality. I have done my homework on fuel & know that I need to use a K1...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The one piece of equipment that seems to do it all. Providing light equal to a 60 watt light bulb, enough heat output to heat a medium sized area, the ability to cook and bake, and it sips fuel like a miser. The Aladdin lamp does not get much mention but, in my opinion, it is a must have. I...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is there any substitute for the pricey "lamp oil" that is sold commercially for the old-fashioned hurricane-type oil lamps? Is that the cleanest burning oil (as opposed to kerosene, for instance)?
  6. Urban Survival
    We had some bad thunderstorms roll through last night. We were without out power for over an hour - no big deal. My wife and I keep several kerosene lanterns in the living room, on top of a book shelf. We also keep two boxes of kitchen matches next to the lanterns. After work my family went...
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