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by stevebo
Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: looking for a source for brass flange nuts
Replies: 5
Views: 2068

looking for a source for brass flange nuts

hey guys, Im looking for small brass flange nuts, that will take a number 6 or number 8 screw. Mcmaster carr has flange nuts, but not in brass. Any suggestions?
by stevebo
Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:26 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: any one have any funny stove stories?
Replies: 17
Views: 15548

Re: any one have any funny stove stories?

Thanks Zelph! that makes more sense. Very interesting!
by stevebo
Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: any one have any funny stove stories?
Replies: 17
Views: 15548

Re: any one have any funny stove stories?

Zelph, youve got me curious -------------what did you mean by "WHAT??????? There is one manufacturer that used that as an out. And many of his members followed right behind and agreed with the idea. It's a good thing there was one that had his head on straight and told him what the real problem was....
by stevebo
Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: any one have any funny stove stories?
Replies: 17
Views: 15548

Re: any one have any funny stove stories?

Thanks Zelph for the info----------------just a thought, even though alcohol is considered a low energy fuel, (because it has around half the btus of gas or kerosene) it can still cause alot of damage. I read the other day that the Nazi V2 rocket used alcohol as its fuel. (if alcohol can boost a roc...
by stevebo
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: any one have any funny stove stories?
Replies: 17
Views: 15548

Re: any one have any funny stove stories?

wow Daren, thats impressive! I agree about the camera, any chance we could do a reinactment? (with the fire dept on standby!) :D
by stevebo
Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: The Warp One stove
Replies: 44
Views: 11394

Re: The Warp One stove

I just saw the video of your stove in action---------wow, I didnt know an alcohol stove could do that!-------------it kind of reminds me of a whisper lite, or a big blow torch. Very impressive! Whats your longest burn time?
by stevebo
Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: Stove Of The Month Club
Topic: August entry: FLAT CAT II
Replies: 1
Views: 5010

Re: August entry: FLAT CAT II

looks great, I really think youve got something there! Just a thought, since its such a "low rider", it would be a simple matter while in the woods to lay down a small rock, or stick on each side of the stove to give a more stable base for a pot rest. Ive noticed that alot of the built in pot rest s...
by stevebo
Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: any one have any funny stove stories?
Replies: 17
Views: 15548

any one have any funny stove stories?

Just wondering if anyone has any funny stories involving their quest for the perfect stove? kitchens lit on fire, beards scorched, etc? (and yes, Ive been guilty of both, and so much more!) A couple of years ago, my wife was going to the store, so asked her to pick up a couple of bottles of alcohol ...
by stevebo
Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:34 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: The FLAT CAT stove engine
Replies: 11
Views: 5634

Re: The FLAT CAT stove engine

great idea-------very impressive! That's s a very creative idea-------good job! Ive been playing around with another version of a "low profile " stove-----I really like the concept! Have you come up with a pot stand yet ?
by stevebo
Sun Aug 01, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: help with forming the bottom of a pop can
Replies: 3
Views: 2206

help with forming the bottom of a pop can

Hey guys, some where in the distant past, i came across an internet article where some one reformed the bottom of a pop can so the bevel was flat. I can t remember where I found the directions --------------any suggestions? Thanks!