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by DarenN
Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: brazing or silver soldering brass tubing
Replies: 22
Views: 8044

Re: brazing or silver soldering brass tubing

50/50 solder used in plumbing and sheet metal work melts at about 420*. as a test, i built a copper pipe burner with the end plates soldered on with 50/50. it stood up to the heat. silver solder has a far higher melting temp, but it's a bit more tricky to do, and takes a special flux. i have silver ...
by DarenN
Wed Nov 17, 2010 8:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Glorious Failure
Replies: 11
Views: 4306

Re: Glorious Failure

irrationalsolutions wrote:how much weight did the steel tube add?


9 grams
by DarenN
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Glorious Failure
Replies: 11
Views: 4306

Re: Glorious Failure

don't feel too bad about it! i did the exact same thing trying to turn a whitegas stove into an alcohol burner. i was finally successful, but only once i went to steel for the restricter tube.
by DarenN
Sun Nov 14, 2010 7:05 am
Forum: Mystery Tool - What is it??????
Topic: Answers?
Replies: 7
Views: 7724

Re: Answers?

Bfinnigan wrote:Should I hold off on the answer on my tool until Thur?


yeah. let the boys play with it for a while. :D
do you have a lathe? milling machine?
it'll be interesting to see what shakes out once you find my canister stove thread. ;)
by DarenN
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: Made In America Gear
Topic: Light weight hatchet I built
Replies: 9
Views: 6475

Re: Light weight hatchet I built

nice piece!
i am humbled!!
by DarenN
Sat Nov 13, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: New here from Rainier WA
Replies: 6
Views: 2634

Re: New here from Rainier WA

hi Brent! welcome aboard!!
done a bit of blacksmithing myself. mostly soft stuff. ornamental. built myself a two burner Riel forge. still have my old hand crank blower out in the shed.
by DarenN
Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Small Volcano type set-up Ryan Jordan/mKettle
Replies: 23
Views: 5338

Re: Small Volcano type set-up Ryan Jordan/mKettle

i followed Devins development of the kettle as he posted reports about it. it would be a shame if his work was ripped off by someone else. he spent a lot of time and money to get his kettle done. i recall he went through two different lathes before he got his spinning technique down. i don't know ho...
by DarenN
Wed Nov 10, 2010 2:54 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Ammo Box Wood Stoves
Replies: 12
Views: 3611

Re: Ammo Box Wood Stoves

zelph wrote:
sudden wrote:You could always become an evil geocacher and replace all the ammo cans out there with tupperware :twisted:


Now there is a good idea for holloween prank :o


or just remove the geocache, and stop all the littering. :evil:
by DarenN
Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:34 pm
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Underquilt....
Replies: 49
Views: 10680

Re: Underquilt....

yeah. i'm not knocking hammocks at all. they are comfortable to sleep in. but when the temp starts dropping i'd rather be on the ground. all i need to add to my kit for 0*C is a polartech cap. :lol:
by DarenN
Tue Nov 09, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: origami mess kit
Replies: 11
Views: 4150

Re: origami mess kit

i've had 2 or 3 sets of these for about 5 years now and have had no failures. i have a couple extra of the plates, but with snaps in the corners. they will form a three-sided plate or a deep four-sided bowl. i keep one in my range bag for my black-powder rifles. i measure my powder charges over it, ...

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