Bio Ethanol?

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  1. Berties

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    Where can I buy bio ethanol? No local DIY stores.

    Also it's pretty expensive, any alternatives? It's for a table lamp.
     
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    And i'm sure if you wait long enough, someone on here might even offer to buy it for you and have it shipped direct to your home address to save you any more hassle. :suicide:
     
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    and I don't need gallons of the stuff. That one at £6 not bad for £5 delivery, if I can find one locally..
     
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    No wonder petrol is so expensive when its 10% bio-ethanol. That's just robbery.
     
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    1L would probably last a long time though compared to a car lol. Brother has one of those steam engines which is heated by turps (or use certain other flammable liquids) Don't think you can use petrol though? certainly work out cheaper than a bottle of turps.
     
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    Way too much £10 a litre. Same as spirits! :-/ Don't mind £2 a litre
     
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    One of those links was £3ish a litre, delivered, but you had to buy 12 litres, which is maybe more than you want. Would last a while though.
     
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    I think it is now between 5% to 7% Biol. I've read on car forums that it is going up to 10%. The trouble with bio-ethonal is it absorbs water, which for older cars can corrode fuel tanks and damage rubber fuel pipes.

    PistonHeads - Biofuel timebomb

    PistonHeads - Biofuel compatibility
     

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