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by jdempsey
Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Introduction, and best design advice question.
Replies: 14
Views: 5235

Re: Introduction, and best design advice question.

Yeah, I have to prime it, that's the suck part of it. I tried it with 3oz of fuel yesterday and made it 36mins total burn, but I think the capacity is more like 2.5oz, the first 3-4 mins fuel was boiling out and pooling in the top, so I imagine it just wasted a ton. Tempeh bacon is great, I have mad...
by jdempsey
Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Price of HEET alcohol for stoves
Replies: 23
Views: 7504

Re: Price of HEET alcohol for stoves

Woah! Never seen one of those before, nice info. Off to k-mart I go.
by jdempsey
Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Introduction, and best design advice question.
Replies: 14
Views: 5235

Re: Introduction, and best design advice question.

I may have to add a 3rd to my kit.. I made one yesterday in the pepsi can style, with the large keg cans that everyone uses for pots. Will hold 3-4 ounces of fuel easily, and has the perfect flame output for sautéing and pan frying. Full of fuel will go for 30+ minutes, and the wider disc allows per...
by jdempsey
Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Introduction, and best design advice question.
Replies: 14
Views: 5235

Re: Introduction, and best design advice question.

Haha point taken!

Copper is ok right?
by jdempsey
Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:57 am
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Introduction, and best design advice question.
Replies: 14
Views: 5235

Re: Introduction, and best design advice question.

Thanks Zelph.. I made one tonight. Didn't have any fiberglass cloth, but I used FG Insulation, and got good results. Less efficient I'm sure, but I got boils about 20% off your targets using screen. I'll get some FG cloth tomorrow, and try spot welded Al and galvanized steel flashing versions. This ...
by jdempsey
Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Price of HEET alcohol for stoves
Replies: 23
Views: 7504

Re: Price of HEET alcohol for stoves

Great price per gal. Hard to pour from that large a container :mrgreen: If I had a store localy, I'd have a fiver sent in. It works great for camping fire starter, nice and clean burning, no smell to it like charcoal lighter. The local Menards had four paks of HEET for $3.69...I bought 2 paks. good...
by jdempsey
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Price of HEET alcohol for stoves
Replies: 23
Views: 7504

Re: Price of HEET alcohol for stoves

http://doitbest.com/Varnishes+and+shellacs-Sunnyside+Corp-model-834G5-doitbest-sku-798479.dib Do-It-Best sells 5gal of Sunnyside (one of the highest ethanol content of the denatured easily available), for $43.49+tax, and will ship for free, to any of their "ship-to-store" type franchises. They wont ...
by jdempsey
Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Introduction, and best design advice question.
Replies: 14
Views: 5235

Introduction, and best design advice question.

Hey guys, my first post here.. I usually troll the *other* BPL forums... Been addicted to stove making for a while now, but haven't branched out much for information resources.. Obviously, this is a better better location to feed my addiction. Obviously I'm into UL backpacking, and alkie is the way ...