Alex Holden (alex_holden) wrote,
Alex Holden
alex_holden

Hot new toy

This past week I restored another classic piece of technology from the 1960s: a Primus No. 5 camping stove that I picked up for £10.

Restored Primus No. 5 stove

See this article for the full story, with lots of pictures and a link to a video that will probably make for extremely dull viewing if you're not interested in old stoves! ;)
Tags: camping, engineering, stoves
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