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by steamjam
Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Altoids Tin Pocket Stove 2 oz
Replies: 44
Views: 21044

Re: Altoids Tin Pocket Stove 2 oz

There was some recent house cleaning done on the board. The Stove of the Month forum is no longer viewable since that program lost contestant participation. The were some interesting creations that probably should be available to our viewers. Perhaps a change in the name of the forum so as not to c...
by steamjam
Thu Jun 28, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs
Replies: 16
Views: 8656

Re: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs

For those of us who are too young to remember or have blocked from your memories using long hours of therapy:..... these... uhm.... "cars".... :lol:
by steamjam
Thu Jun 28, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs
Replies: 16
Views: 8656

Re: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs

There is a Russian clone to the Optimus 8r and there is a Japanese knockoff also. It is a Phoebus, I believe. I *think* (From my memory.. but then again I have CRS.. so it could be just me imagination) I remember running into a Dura-Camp white gas and kerosene stove. It was made in Japan and was mu...
by steamjam
Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs
Replies: 16
Views: 8656

Re: Alcohol Stove Knock-Offs

When you design anything that is even remotely popular. Be prepared to have someone copy it.
by steamjam
Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Locomotive Steam Engine Wood Fired
Replies: 18
Views: 5021

Re: Locomotive Steam Engine Wood Fired

Brake riggings been removed.. Even with them removed he makes it look easy :D New bearings well lubed :geek: pulling on a 1 degree down grade in his favor. :lol: That truck was using it's tires to pull along with the 4 small steel wheels? No. Those small steel wheels simply center the truck on the ...
by steamjam
Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Locomotive Steam Engine Wood Fired
Replies: 18
Views: 5021

Re: Locomotive Steam Engine Wood Fired

zelph wrote:that truck is good but look how easy it is for this guy to pull a few cars. :mrgreen:

Brake riggings been removed.. :)
by steamjam
Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cheap Chinese rip off stove
Replies: 8
Views: 6440

Re: Cheap Chinese rip off stove

I borrowed friends Esbit stove and compared the Alocs to it. http://oi49.tinypic.com/s4t5xx.jpg http://oi49.tinypic.com/rr3x1d.jpg They are identical in every detail. The have the same number of jets that are of the same bore size. They weigh the same empty, They are of the same diameter, height, et...
by steamjam
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Locomotive Steam Engine Wood Fired
Replies: 18
Views: 5021

Re: Locomotive Steam Engine Wood Fired

Switching manouvers in a railtruck.. WOW. We Americans would *NEVER* try this... But I want to!!!!... Eventhough that truck has automatic air....

And the conductor on a back up manouver with no OFD...... THems Russians have Railroad BALLS....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxNu-EJBh34
by steamjam
Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cheap Chinese rip off stove
Replies: 8
Views: 6440

Re: Cheap Chinese rip off stove

Totally.. I can't see this thing lasting more then a few uses... and yeah haha. I found my Iphone... Just where I left it.. :) just forgot.. thats all.. :)

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by steamjam
Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cheap Chinese rip off stove
Replies: 8
Views: 6440

Cheap Chinese rip off stove

I wondered into the surplus store again while I was running errands. And out of pure curiosity, and the $9.99 price, I bought an Alocs alcohol stove, which is a near exact duplicate of the Trangia mini stove. http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss306/spurttcn/CS-B02-1.jpg Your not going to be surpris...