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by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1110

"Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006

First shows the setup to cut the bottles with a hacksaw blade mounted with screws to a piece of lumber the thickness that I wanted the stove body to be. For furter instructions see the thread on the "Snapple Bottle" stove. The stove boiled 2 cups of 67 degree water in 6 min. and burned for...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1069

Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006

This is an "Emergency Use Only" stove. I modified my Super Cat by removing the fiberglass wick and substituting "Super" tampons. Let me tell you a little thing I read about. Oil lamps that use kerosene/liquid parafin have wicks that bring the fuel up to the burner. They say never...
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: Pepsi Twist stove
Replies: 0
Views: 1067

Pepsi Twist stove

I thought this video was well made and interesting. Fun to watch, creative!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7FEfk1DZoY
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: Pop Can Low Pressure stove
Replies: 1
Views: 1007

Pop Can Low Pressure stove

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTBmnkDJW7s [img]<object%20width="425"%20height="350"><param%20name="movie"%20value="http://www.youtube.com/v/DTBmnkDJW7s"></param><param%20name="wmode"%20value="transparent"></param><embed%20src="http:/...
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: Plastic Mailer Cozy
Replies: 0
Views: 1178

Plastic Mailer Cozy

During my last campout I tested the plastic mailers made for the United States Postal Service. They are of the bubble wrap type, moisture and water resistant and are ultra strong. Envelpoe size is 8" X 11.625". Usable size is 7.5" X 9.375". The weight of one mailer is 13 grams, j...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: hobo stove 07/29/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1008

hobo stove 07/29/2006

Working on one. Had idea to use 4 inch aluminum elbow. Twisted it to form straight piece. All of its lines give it strength and character Shows it compared to heinekin pot. pot fits inside for storage, u shaped stainless piece inserted through upper row of holes holds pot while heating. Secret to cl...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: whatzitt stove 10/18/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1016

whatzitt stove 10/18/2006

All the right parts came together to make up this combination stove. I made it with an aluminum bottle "Snapple Energy" drink. A can from a can of chicken in water. A piece of fiberglass wick. I JB welded the can to the bottom of the bottle, inserted the wick into the can, poured in 2 cups...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Stove Wick Test 09/01/2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1772

Stove Wick Test 09/01/2006

Had to do a test to satisfy my curiosity about the ability of 3 different materials that have been said to be used as wick materials. Did this test today to clarify in my mind the capillary action of the three materials. Material that does'nt get consumed when used as a wick. Steel wool will burn wh...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: hoboelite wood burning stove(gassifier) 09/17/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 922

hoboelite wood burning stove(gassifier) 09/17/2006

Was just kidding about being a gassifier Made this one from a vegetable steamer. (stainless steel)(second hand store) fits nicely inside a 6 inch diameter cake pan(aluminum) that is the cook pot. Can be considered a complete kitchen in a pot. The elite hobos have these on the rail trails Weighs 297 ...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Vegetarian Stove 04/08/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1834

Vegetarian Stove 04/08/2006

These are photos of of a burner that has 9 individual flames created by using fiberglass wick. I had recently made a post some where that I had tried olive oil with a large wick and it burned dirty/sooty. This one has small flames and burns clean. Boiled 2 cups of water in 19 1/2 min. Alot of room f...

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