Handy torches

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Old 11-17-20, 07:50 AM
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Handy torches

My little Burnzomatic hand-held torch is pretty handy, but I don't care for the fact that you have to buy a fairly substantial metal cannister, and just throw it away after emptying it. Is there any kind of handy torch that can use a re-fillable fuel?
 
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Old 11-17-20, 09:07 AM
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There are many refillable butane torches in all shapes and sizes. They don't have the power of propane torches but they work great for small jobs.
 
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Thnx Pilot Dane. Does using butane fuel involve less wasted packaging (cannisters, etc.) than propane?
 
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The butane to fill a torch is sold in canisters so there will always be a bottle of gas somewhere.
 
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Our Scoutmaster started refilling 1 pound propane bottles (for camp stoves) from a 20 pound grill-size bottle. Bernzo bottles are 14 oz. That may be an option since you already have the torch. Maybe?
 
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