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On Tue, 15 Jun 2021 00:05:14 -0700, dsi1 wrote:

> I might be able to produce a flame by heating up a pan until very
> hot and then dumping alcohol in the pan. Would that work? I can't say.

Try diethyl ether. Oftimes it is sold as a 'carburator helper' to give a
bit of boost to help start recalcitrant engines. It has a flash point
under 100 C, i.e. it will ignite just with contacting live steam.

NB: Do this outdoors & upwind, &c.