zelph's thinest stove challenge

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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby DarenN » Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:10 pm

here's a little one i've been playing with for the last few days. 15/16" tall. weighs 15 grams. s/s screen. ceramic fiber insulation as packing. boils 2 cups on 3/4 ounce of methyl hydrate in 12 minutes and goes out (heiney pot). 1ounce boils in 12 minutes and burns for 6 more. on the left is one turned over to show how i flattened the bottom for increased fuel capacity. and it looks really really cool! :mrgreen:
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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby Allen » Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:46 pm

That looks really cool DarenN!

I like how You flattened the bottom. I has to be stronger than using an unopened top,
because of the scoring for the "pop top". Quality Craftmanship too, as always :)

Thanks for the pics!

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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby Allen » Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:56 pm

P.S.

I had to stare at the picture for about 5 min before I could find the seam.

Think You could make a snuffer/cover for it, from another can bottom?

That would be cool!

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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby DarenN » Fri Mar 21, 2008 3:18 pm

yeah, the snuffer is easy. could also make a simmerring cap the same way.

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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby Ridgerunner » Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:59 pm

Nice work DarenN. Does the s/s screen inhibit the flame at all ?
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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby DarenN » Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:25 pm

Ridgerunner wrote: Does the s/s screen inhibit the flame at all ?


don't think so. when i started making these screen over packing burners my thought was that the screen would heat up and help vapourize the alcohol. this thought seems to be born out by the way the larger ones (dubbin tin) bloom out several seconds after lighting them. maybe i should build one without screen, just packing, and see how it performs.
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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby oops56 » Fri Mar 21, 2008 7:00 pm

Well i could not find riderunner post on the wok on e bay so its here

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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby DarenN » Fri Mar 21, 2008 7:00 pm

DarenN wrote:
Ridgerunner wrote: Does the s/s screen inhibit the flame at all ?


maybe i should build one without screen, just packing, and see how it performs.


ok.
just packing without screen actually burned 1:30 longer than the ones with screen (on 1/2oz MH). but the last couple minutes were not really what you would call usefull flame. i might be tempted to try one with fiberglass in place of the screen, but then, i'm not one to step on others' intelectual property.

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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby Ridgerunner » Sat Mar 22, 2008 12:24 am

Well i could not find riderunner post on the wok on e bay so its here


Looks good Oops. You got a great deal on that puppy! :D Let me know how it works for you and lets not forget my finders fee...... :lol: Are you going to try and cook with Alky or do you plan on using a gas stove?
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Re: zelph's thinest stove challenge

Postby Allen » Sat Mar 22, 2008 12:31 am

DarenN wrote:
DarenN wrote:
Ridgerunner wrote: Does the s/s screen inhibit the flame at all ?


maybe i should build one without screen, just packing, and see how it performs.


ok.
just packing without screen actually burned 1:30 longer than the ones with screen (on 1/2oz MH). but the last couple minutes were not really what you would call usefull flame. i might be tempted to try one with fiberglass in place of the screen, but then, i'm not one to step on others' intelectual property.

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I think the cool looks of the screen are worth 90 seconds of burn time.


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