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Old 02-14-2020, 11:42 AM
stevemaury stevemaury is offline
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Kerosene lamp/lantern trick

When you wick gets too short to reach the bottom of the fuel tank, take a new wick and paperclip (or safety pin) it to the bottom of the old wick. When the paperclip reaches the burner, remove it and now you have used all but 1-2 inches of the old wick.

You could also sew it, but this is easier.
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Old 02-14-2020, 04:11 PM
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Super ideas but I am lazy.

A 6’ roll from Amazon for about $6 would be my choice.
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Old 02-14-2020, 05:17 PM
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If you only have one lamp. And you will still throw away 4 inches.
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Old 02-14-2020, 08:10 PM
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Appreciate the tip.
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