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    Default Tatonka cup lid.

    I was inspired by IA Woodsman's great how to vid on his Nesters cup lid, thanks IA . So I went and bought a Tatonka cup but couldn't find a suitable can for a lid so made one out of some old aluminium .



    The lid was shaped around a wooden former and the handle is a D ring covered in electric cable insulation which is held on with two copper pop rivets.



    Thought I'd give it it's first fire up on a Hexy stove , had to add a couple of tent stakes , no way could I get the cup to balnace on the stove even when closed up as for canteen cups .

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    Wow, vey nice job, I like the handle, great Mod
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    Very Good!
    I have an aluminum serving tray from Goodwill setting in my workshop for just that purpose.
    I really like your idea of the wire insulation.

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    Very Nice Pete I made one for My G.I Canteen cup Here is a Pic
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    Nice, metal forming, cool stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mainewoods2 View Post
    Very Nice Pete I made one for My G.I Canteen cup
    Nice work mainewoods , looks great .

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    YA both do some nice work.

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    Good job, looks like store bought. Thanks.

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    That look great. Could you take a pic of the form you used?

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    Nice job Pete thanks for the idea gonna have to do that to my blue enamel cup.
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