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On 6/15/2021 9:55 AM, Mike Duffy wrote:
> 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.

Sounds like a fun science experiment.