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New Altoids can

Post by oops56 » Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:58 pm

Has anyone came across these yet they are small 2-1/4 long by 1-1/2 wide 1/2 deep closed getting my thinking cap on it be a burner of some kind.

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Re: New Altoids can

Post by Ridgerunner » Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:19 pm

Yeah, I saw them at WallyWorld. I don't know what else we can do to a tin that we haven't already done :?: :roll:
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Re: New Altoids can

Post by Vibe » Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:26 pm

Looks like a hinged top - which means it doesn't seal off completely when closed. But I supposed you could make a square wick pad holder from it. I liked the round Altoids tins with the removable top, as well as the LifeSavers round tins with the snap closed top.
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Re: New Altoids can

Post by zelph » Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:30 pm

oops56 wrote:Has anyone came across these yet they are small 2-1/4 long by 1-1/2 wide 1/2 deep closed getting my thinking cap on it be a burner of some kind.

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Not yet!!!

Use it for Esbit Tabs
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: New Altoids can

Post by ramblingbicyclist » Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:09 pm

I get these all the time and there are countless uses! You can use them for an emergency first aid/fishing kit. Add wax and wick for lightweight pocket candle, iv used in a pinch as an esbit and alcohol stove (as long as you can fashion a pot stand). They fit well inside a larger altoids tin as well!

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Re: New Altoids can

Post by zelph » Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:01 pm

I like the tins. They are multifunctional to say the least. Last year I made a nice stove out of the larger tin. Used the StarLyte burner as the heat source.
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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