Re: Tilley Lamps
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2017, 05:27:23 PM »
I have a Primus one in pieces at the moment (the previous owner had been anything but kind to it) and my father had a phase where he used them a lot when I was in my teens. The can really light a place up! The mantles supposedly contains Thorium and the "radioactive boyscout" used them in his attempts at building a nuclear reactor in his shed.
The old mantles did but not anymore apparently, they also don't use the asbestos string to tie them on with
Also worth nothing that David Hahn, "The radioactive boy scout" passed away September last year
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