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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I've started to add oil and oil lanterns to my supplies. I already stock propane, kerosene, and candles for lighting, but feel it is wise to have as many options as possible. I've noticed that the metal frame lanterns I buy say to use only kerosene or oil, depending on the lantern. However, they...
  2. DIY - Do It Yourself
    So you know plugin air fresheners? This kind? Well, I was looking at one in my bathroom, contemplating bathroomy things, when I thought to myself, "Mmm... Fire!" No, the plugin wasn't on fire. Yet. It's basically a small glass jar full of highly volatile oils, right? With a wick...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    From another thread... I lost power and pulled one of the many Walmary oil lamps that I have stocked up on. Within a couple minutes the globe, or chimney (glass top) shattered from the heat! I have never had this happen before, but then again my old lamps were not made in China! I had it high...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi All, I want to buy some oil lamps and want opinions from those who have oil lamps. What makes a better lamp, round or flat wicks, tall or short? I've pictured a few I'm thinking of buying off Ebay. Could you please tell me the pro's and con's of these lamps. Thank you, Heart Floral Shade...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    here is a really good read on oil lamps :thumb: http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=34203&p=704408 here is where to get one of the lamps talked about :thumb: http://www.lanternnet.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=WKL&Product_Code=WTK2&Category_Code=WKL
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I asked my wife to pick up one of the $4.00 oil lamps at Walmart today. She went to check out and it kept saying "restricted item". The lady said she could not sell it to her. My wife told her that the shelf was full of them and nothing stating any type of recall. This Walmart is located south...
  7. Urban Survival
    Can citronella oil be used for oil lamps indoors, any difference or harm in using that?
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