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by steamjam
Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: bored at work again mini fire pit
Replies: 10
Views: 5451

Re: bored at work again mini fire pit

How many pencils in the drawer and on the desk? Don't look, just tell us from memory :P and also tell us how many need to be sharpened. Now that you have a printer with plenty of ink cartridges, no need for pencils....pitch em into the firebox on engine #2 Are your engines coal or wood fired? They ...
by steamjam
Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: bored at work again mini fire pit
Replies: 10
Views: 5451

Re: bored at work again mini fire pit

Are you working in a steam engine situation? Tell us your occupation please :D I'm a retired putzzer :lol: jack of all trades type, master of none :roll: I'm a steam train engineer and fireman, railroad I.T manager, and because of cutbacks and retirements; paperclip sorter, post it note shuffler, p...
by steamjam
Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: bored at work again mini fire pit
Replies: 10
Views: 5451

Re: bored at work again mini fire pit

i wish i got that bored at work! :lol: there is always more to do for me. :cry: Start diggin through the stuff in the back room. There should be some scratch and dent containers that can be salvaged for stove use :mrgreen: We that have stove making as a hobby can see stove related material all arou...
by steamjam
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: bored at work again mini fire pit
Replies: 10
Views: 5451

bored at work again mini fire pit

i was bored today at work again. I looked around the roundhouse and found an old two piece Golf cart wheel, and in the scrap metal bin I found an old Gas stove pot grill.. Took one half of the plit wheel and made a quasi miniature camp fire pit thingie out of it to see how it would work. Ill try it ...
by steamjam
Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Stainless stove problem
Replies: 26
Views: 11799

Re: Stainless stove problem

It seems to be working very well. You got a winner stove there. Nice flame pattern. How much does it weigh without fuel? It weighs about as much as an two empty soda cans. The reason why I no longer use it is because of fuel consumption. This stove is an alcoholic. It goes through alot more fuel to...
by steamjam
Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Bored at work
Replies: 7
Views: 3555

Re: Bored at work

zelph wrote:Everyone has a non-color stainless steel pot.........boring :D I like the color blue and would keep it that way :o ;)

Nice pot support. How well does the burner work in the confined area?
It works well. I open a window or two when I'm goofing off with it.
by steamjam
Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Bored at work
Replies: 7
Views: 3555

Bored at work

I'm bored at work today, so I decided to use my desk as a workbench and start making stuff out of whatever I find laying around. Just now I whipped up a alcohol stove pot stand. Its made out of an old Diethylene Fuel pot stand I had laying around my garage, and two short lengths of a metal coat hang...
by steamjam
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Stainless stove problem
Replies: 26
Views: 11799

Re: Stainless stove problem

Nice flame pattern. Does it get any bigger. Does a cold pot of water make the flames get really small when the pot is placed on it? I think stoves that have jets look cool!!! I can put a pot full of 46 degree water on it and it just roars away just as pictured. It may weaken the flame for a moment ...
by steamjam
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Stainless stove problem
Replies: 26
Views: 11799

Re: Stainless stove problem

Here's that water bottle stove with a Coleman Peak pot on it.
by steamjam
Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: The Newb's stove
Replies: 7
Views: 2739

Re: The Newb's stove

here is the stove set at work. The pot is an old Coleman Peak I picked up from a 2nd hand store a few years ago.

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