Damn, I hate to even tell on myself with this one.
Last year, Big 5 had a sale on a little one burner camp stove for $20 bucks.
Stupid me, I rushed down and bought one without really paying attention to what I was actually buying.
To this very day, I thought it was a propane stove.
I snagged it for an emergency situation because it is small and it is in a handy dandy plastic carrying case.
So today, I had to go to Bi Mart for some transmission fluid and while I was there, I got the adapter and a hose kit to run little propane rigs off a five gallon bottle.
I hate those little green propane bottles with a passion.
So I get home and while I am fucking around, I dig out this little stove thingy.
It's still brand new, in the package.
I open it up and start looking where to hook the damn little bottle to and something just ain't right here.
Upon closer inspection, I find the thing runs on BUTANE.
Says so right on the box.
The stupid on my part is still burning and the only reason I am sharing this is in the hopes that if I can save even one individual from making the same damn mistake then it will be worth it to expose my idiocy publicly.
I guess I will go find a couple of these stupid little bottles of butane and stick them and the stove away for either bartering or to give to someone in need.
On the plus side I guess, now I have an excuse to go get what I have really been wanting anyway....
I'm not a huge propane fan to begin with.
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