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Steve66
So I bought one of these liquid to propane adapters along with the appropriate hose to run my liquid fuel stove during canning season. The liquid fuel works just fine but I run the stove so long and usually have to refuel twice before I am done that I thought this might be a better option. So I'm hooked to a 413g and here's what I think. For regular cooking and camping it is probably just great but heating and keeping a big canning pot at a hard boil for hours it just doesn't quite make it. Don't get me wrong it will boil it but it takes almost 40 minutes to get it to a strong boil verses about 20 with liquid fuel. Now this is a fairly large volume of water and you normally would not be cooking anything this big for that long but for camping it's probably great, canning not so much. Even less so for my 3 burner stove with all three burners running.
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Steve66
I guess I should add this. It will work but it is not as hot as the liquid fuel.
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Chucker
So, the Coleman 413 fuel tanks and probably the rest were not meant for canning hours on end? Agreed. Adapt and overcome - which is what you did Steve. Great idea.

I keep a profane adapter in our camper at all times since you never know when you may run out of CF but still have propane. Use whatcha got. 
Chuck
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Steve66
The only reason I am really trying it is because the refueling process takes a bit of time to accomplish and some monitoring to anticipate when you are going to run out and it takes a few minutes for it to recover the boil.  Not handy for canning.  That being said my old three burner 425 with liquid fuel is hands down a canning beast.  That center burner running by itself is HOT! 
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rob_pontius
Try keeping an extra fount full of fuel waiting. When you can tell that the first tank is about empty, preheat the generator from the second tank and exchange them. That will keep you boiling and you can refuel the empty tank once it cools.
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