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by Bfinnigan
Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:43 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."
Replies: 40
Views: 18491

Re: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."

Up on Rainier last weekend the wind was blowing around 15-20 MPH. Even with the chimney choke the flames were being sucked out the top by too much draft coming through and combusting the parrafin rolls. So I had to make an intake damper for wind situations. http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h151/Bre...
by Bfinnigan
Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."
Replies: 40
Views: 18491

Re: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."

Outstanding Bfinnigan. What made you go to the applewood stopper? Did you see my mishaps on youtube with the Ghillie kettle? :oops: :lol: I take it your cast iron pan does not fit inside the unit? Odd that you fire bowl does not fit snug as mine does. Imperfections in machining, I guess or the gave...
by Bfinnigan
Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."
Replies: 40
Views: 18491

Re: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."

Thanks, if I post something it means it's OK to copy, adapt, modify or just get the creative juices going. Forums are about sharing information and inspiration.
by Bfinnigan
Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: Made In America Gear
Topic: Light weight hatchet I built
Replies: 9
Views: 7672

Light weight hatchet I built

This was made in my shop so it's very much "Made in USA". I needed a smaller lighter hatchet for BPing and kayaking. I try to build as much of my own tooling as I can. This one is forged and machined from 5160 steel with a teak handle. The pins are 3/16 brass. I wanted a head I could pound on for di...
by Bfinnigan
Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:26 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."
Replies: 40
Views: 18491

Re: "Pimp My Kelly Kettle."

I just joined this forum and I do a lot of hiking, snow shoeing and backpacking with my wife and daughter. Since last summer I have been using the Ghillie Kettle which is made in the same factory as the Kelly and Volcano kettles. I make custom knives and hawks for a hobby as well as a lot of metal m...