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by stevebo
Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: BudLyte Super Stove
Replies: 275
Views: 90639

Re: BudLyte Super Stove

I havnt tried it, but I read somewhere that if you ad a bit of salt to to your fuel, it makes the flames visable. Its worth a try! I love the stove, great design! :D
by stevebo
Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: vegetable oil as a stove fuel?????????????????
Replies: 3
Views: 1514

vegetable oil as a stove fuel?????????????????

Has any one tried using olive oil or vegetable oil as a stove fuel? Ive messed around with it and found it has great fuel economy, but tends to burn very sooty. I love the idea of multi use fuel/ food but there is alot of room for improvment . One thing I noticed, if you have 2 flames, one vegetable...
by stevebo
Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: banned again!
Replies: 23
Views: 4059

Re: banned again!

If you havnt almost burned the house down, or almost burned yourself/blown your self up, youre probably not as serious about your stove making hobbie as you should be! Id say youre on the right track! :D
by stevebo
Sat Aug 29, 2009 1:53 pm
Forum: Shelter Skelter
Topic: "Have at it!"..Okay,I did..2nd homebrew hammock...
Replies: 39
Views: 25172

Re: "Have at it!"..Okay,I did..2nd homebrew hammock...

Do you have any condensation problems on the bottom, using the thermarest? I love hammocks--Im fairly new to them, and am still getting the hang of it (no pun intended!) About a month ago my son and I spent a weekend in the North Georgia Mountains. I have 2 speer hammocks, with a really big tarp to ...
by stevebo
Sat Aug 29, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: gps help?
Replies: 19
Views: 2908

Re: gps help?

I bought a Garmin Vista hcx a couple of years ago. (mainly for geocaching) It works great--no problems with it at all. It has more toys/bells and whistles than I will ever use! The only bad thing is, the extra map programs--------city navigator, topo maps etc. are kind of expensive. But thats the on...
by stevebo
Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: wick design problem----how to keep the ends from unraveling?
Replies: 8
Views: 2178

Re: wick design problem----how to keep the ends from unraveling?

Zelph, will the super glue also burn off? Interesting idea.....................................
by stevebo
Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Greetings from GA!
Replies: 11
Views: 3607

Re: Greetings from GA!

What do you use for an under quilt? Im about to make one out of some scraps i have left over from other projects. Do you use synthetic or down insulation?
by stevebo
Wed Aug 26, 2009 8:24 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Greetings from GA!
Replies: 11
Views: 3607

Re: Greetings from GA!

Ridge runner, I use a DIY speer hammock, with a few modifications--double bottom etc. For a tarp I use a Maccat deluxe, with a few mods ---------I modify just about everything ! I once bought a backpacking stove, had it less than a week, and took it apart and modified it to make it lighter! My wife ...
by stevebo
Wed Aug 26, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: wick design problem----how to keep the ends from unraveling?
Replies: 8
Views: 2178

wick design problem----how to keep the ends from unraveling?

I would like to use fiberglass mat or somthing similar for an alcohol stove design. How do I keep the ends from unraveling? due to the design, I cant fold the ends over, any ideas?
by stevebo
Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:00 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: help with damper design for wood stove
Replies: 6
Views: 2059

Re: help with damper design for wood stove

The You tube video was great---I got another great idea from it---thanks for the link! It looks to me like hes using a sheetrock screw as his adjustment mechanism. That would give me the coarse thread Im lookin for. Thanks for the help!