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by steamjam
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are your Go To cook kits?
Replies: 14
Views: 6030

Re: What are your Go To cook kits?

zelph wrote:Every time I see one I wish I had my own. That and a 65 Corvair.
My first car was a '60 Corvair 700 4 door.
by steamjam
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jester tries solo camping for the first time.
Replies: 15
Views: 6625

Re: Jester tries solo camping for the first time.

The first time I went solo, I carried a knife I made out of an old railroad spike, a Ruger 1911, and a zippo lighter. I did it just to see if I could. WOW was that a learning experience! I learnt to forget the ruger because..... well shooting at a bear is ALOT more likely to piss it off therefore in...
by steamjam
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are your Go To cook kits?
Replies: 14
Views: 6030

Re: What are your Go To cook kits?

zelph wrote:
When I'm car-camping in my '67 Bug
I'm green with envy :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
There is nothing like green-laning around the country side in a 45 year old air-cooled relic of German engineering.
by steamjam
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are your Go To cook kits?
Replies: 14
Views: 6030

Re: What are your Go To cook kits?

I just recently switched to a Starlyte burner that holds 1.5oz of fuel and a stainless steel windscreen that has integrated pot supports welded to the inner wall. The screen also has centering guides for the Foster's full size flat bottom can. The centering guides keep the windscreen equal distance...
by steamjam
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are your Go To cook kits?
Replies: 14
Views: 6030

Re: What are your Go To cook kits?

I tend to carry the nothing-special basics: 1. Wildstove wood stove with MSR pot 2. Bundeswehr utensils kit 3. US army stainless steel canteen cup/pot stand/monster can stove/heavy cover lid. 4. Small Chinook stainless steel coffee pot. (Can't live without the stuff...) When I'm car-camping in my '6...
by steamjam
Sun Sep 30, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: any one try this?
Replies: 9
Views: 3198

Re: any one try this?

That's an interesting product. Essentially its a water tube boiler/coffee machine.. Many steam cars used something like that.
by steamjam
Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Stove Advertising Deception
Replies: 2
Views: 1735

Re: Stove Advertising Deception

1 minute 45 is slow. I've built similar stoves out of "Venom" energy drink cans that blossom from stone cold in 45 seconds to 1 minute 10 seconds.
by steamjam
Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs
Replies: 16
Views: 9045

Re: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs

zelph wrote:
Cabbagehead said it was ok for me to make and sell knockoffs of his stove. :o
haha! But isn't imitation the best form of flattery?
by steamjam
Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs
Replies: 16
Views: 9045

Re: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs

meanwhile propper german cars:

5 series... Friggin Prinz Eugen on Wheels!
by steamjam
Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs
Replies: 16
Views: 9045

Re: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs

I always wondered about the "smart" cars.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iKGfo1wmOM&feature=related Don't look too smart to me.. :roll: Thats 70mph! no car on earth would do well at that speed. Still for a tiny little car that Smart car did well. Not to much deformation in the passenger area. The...