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by AlwaysHiking
Thu Feb 28, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: How to Make a Grinch Stove
Replies: 8
Views: 2235

Re: How to Make a Grinch Stove

That's the thing though, an alcohol stove though is really not patentable. There have been wick based stoves for years. Though only alcohol stoves I have seen of late that I think are truly innovative are the ones at m - To me that is a little bit of engineering and innovation. Mine, Zelphs, Tinny'...
by AlwaysHiking
Thu Feb 28, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Super Glue Caution
Replies: 6
Views: 2309

Re: Super Glue Caution

Acetone is very good at unsticking superglued skin, and it is the active ingredient in most fingernail polish removers. So if you're stuck, ask the wife/daughter/girlfriend if they have any on hand. That's a "Super Tip" Good source for small quantity of acetone/lacquer thinner mixture. Go...
by AlwaysHiking
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: Sterno Cook Stove
Replies: 29
Views: 23268

Sterno Cook Stove

My grandfather used this when he was a young man. He gave it to me a few years ago when I started talking about alternative stove types. Don't know what year he bought it, I've done some research of Sterno patents trying to figure it out. There was a patent for this but I think this was bought earli...
by AlwaysHiking
Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:30 pm
Forum: Stoves, Cooksets and All Things Cooking
Topic: Have you seen this stove?
Replies: 9
Views: 3782

Re: Have you seen this stove?

So many parts, so little time...
by AlwaysHiking
Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Fancyfeast Stove" Updated Sept 12 2007
Replies: 122
Views: 73508

Re: "Fancyfeast Stove" Updated Sept 12 2007

Don't wast your time and money on doing the wrap. I barely was able to pick it up after the stove went out. Not for someone with tender fingers. Glad I read that. By the time I purchased a spool of wick and paid for shipping, I might as well have bought a Ti Mug with handle for that purpose. I'll s...
by AlwaysHiking
Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:20 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: The StarLyte Alcohol Stove
Replies: 134
Views: 64401

Re: The StarLyte Alcohol Stove

Did another test inside this morning. 1/2 oz. denatured alcohol had a burn time of 8 minutes but 2 cups in heine pot still did not reach a boil. Air was 68 degrees, and water was 73.4. Final water temp was 168.5. No windscreen used but I think it still burned too hot and I again had flareups at 3 m...
by AlwaysHiking
Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: The StarLyte Alcohol Stove
Replies: 134
Views: 64401

Re: The StarLyte Alcohol Stove

Did another test inside this morning. 1/2 oz. denatured alcohol had a burn time of 8 minutes but 2 cups in heine pot still did not reach a boil. Air was 68 degrees, and water was 73.4. Final water temp was 168.5. No windscreen used but I think it still burned too hot and I again had flareups at 3 mi...
by AlwaysHiking
Sun Jan 20, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: The StarLyte Alcohol Stove
Replies: 134
Views: 64401

Re: The StarLyte Alcohol Stove

Got my StarLytes this week. Great little stoves. It was pretty cold this weekend, OK, VA calls it cold, but other areas of the country might laugh at us! Here's the test results. First test was with the modified grommet StarLyte. Air temp 34 degrees. 2 Cups water, temp 69.8 in heine pot. Used hardwa...
by AlwaysHiking
Sat Jan 19, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: New Wick Stove
Replies: 13
Views: 5143

Re: New Wick Stove

zelph wrote:Looks good!!!!! Could use longer handles?????
It was -12 degrees here in Ilinois this morning Brrrrr!!!!!!!


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by AlwaysHiking
Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Ring Of Fire Stove AKA Doodah Man Special
Replies: 54
Views: 22542

Re: Ring Of Fire Stove AKA Doodah Man Special

zelph wrote:In regards to using the fosters can as an oven I did not work well at all. It got way too hot. :lol: :lol:

Back to the drawing board!!!!!!



Thinking about this, a double boiler / bain-marie concept comes to mind. Should heat slower and definitely more evenly. May require more fuel though.