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by churro
Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Fully adjustable alcohol stove
Replies: 26
Views: 10645

Re: Fully adjustable alcohol stove

Do you pre adjust the rotating knob or during the heating of the water? The knob has got to be hot once the water comes to a boil and then to simmer. Once you tighten up the knob, you'll have to have the pot still on the stove when you adjust or else the stove will slide around trying to adjust it,...
by churro
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Fully adjustable alcohol stove
Replies: 26
Views: 10645

Re: Fully adjustable alcohol stove

I am having trouble with posting pics, but basically, I posted the cookset, packed and unpacked, high and low flame, a cup of joe and the fuel bottle after the whole thing. It was full to the rim, so I estimate I used about 3/4 oz to boil 2 cups water for coffee. It took about 6 minutes to boil. Not...
by churro
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Fully adjustable alcohol stove
Replies: 26
Views: 10645

Re: Fully adjustable alcohol stove

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by churro
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Fully adjustable alcohol stove
Replies: 26
Views: 10645

Re: Fully adjustable alcohol stove

I made some coffee.
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by churro
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: stovolution
Replies: 7
Views: 5391

Re: stovolution

I am thinking that's not a rotisserie, but a coffee roaster. Am I correct?
by churro
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: How does Zelph make Perfect punch shapes as exhaust ports
Replies: 7
Views: 5725

Re: How does Zelph make Perfect punch shapes as exhaust port

I like step drill bits, like these: http://www.amazon.com/b?node=256287011
Available cheap at Harbor Freight.

Not sure how zelph does it.
by churro
Tue Feb 17, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Fully adjustable alcohol stove
Replies: 26
Views: 10645

Fully adjustable alcohol stove

To be fair, I totally ripped off this design from these folks: http://packafeather.com/stove.html I felt bad about that, so I bought one of their stoves to compare to my ripoff. Performance is about the same, but theirs is more convenient because the control knob is at the end of a piece of steel ca...
by churro
Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: New guy here...
Replies: 3
Views: 3852

New guy here...

Howdy. I'm a tinkerer and rancher from western CO. Loved what I saw here so I joined up. Thanks to all!

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