Full Metal Jacket .333

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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by Caesar » Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:35 pm

Tinny deleted his blog after receiving a lot of negative commentary from other stove geeks and hikers. Some well deserved, some not, but there it is. Believe me, he's not a saint, and he will exaggerate or downright lie with the worst of them. But having been a hiking buddy of his for almost ten years, I got to see his designs and the nitty gritty workshop experiments. We don't talk much anymore, but I still am a fan of MBD products.

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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:53 pm

Hello Ceasar, thanks for stopping in and for your comments.
I won't be selling this one any time soon. It needs a stainless steel jacket. Where the flame touches the base of the jacket has become very fragile.

I don't watch tinnies videos, so I don't know what he has or will be making. I only find out when folks come in and make his products known. Last thing I heard about was the copper bottom pot.
It is working like a "Ring of Fire" with a heat shield. What keeps the shield from sliding down right on the wick?
The shoulder of the bottle is where the jacket rests and stops it from sliding past the wick/flame. Yes, the bottle pot rests inside the stove like the "Ring of Fire" stove. Four stainless steel pins keep the jacket centered on the base of the pot.

The bottle pot is used for boiling water only and can easily be de-limed with vinegar. The bottle can have a stainless steel wire loop attached to the top for picking it up(like a bail handle) and a gloved hand to tilt it for pouring into a freezer bag.
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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:04 pm

I played with this full metal jacket design last night just for the fun of it. It works so cool!!! Watch the video

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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Sun May 05, 2013 9:58 pm

While spring cleaning I came across some Sigg bottles that I got at a thrift store and found a use for one.

I did one test and it works :D

Tomorrow I'm going out on a 2 niter looking for rare spring flowers and a lost cave entrance. I'll use this to heat water for some freezer bag meals. I packaged up some mountain house meals for my little outing.

The Venom bottle can hold 2 cups with cap on for transporting. The Sigg bottle is the windscreen. I'm going to put a ridgeline on the Sigg that will help secure one of my small aluminum cans onto the bottom of the sigg that will hold the StarLyte stove in place for storage.

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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Tue May 14, 2013 12:14 am

I'll have to buy a new light weight bottle of Venom to lighten up this kit. I'll try to get a video made when it rains. Weather has been ideal for yard work. :roll:
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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Sun May 19, 2013 9:38 pm

Tomorrow you get to see a video of the new version. It's come along really nice. Drop on by tomorrow to see what it looks like. :D
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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Mon May 20, 2013 8:22 pm

Ok, I rushed it through and got it loaded....sorry for the rush ;)

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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Tue May 21, 2013 9:39 am

This one shows how I light it and etc. :mrgreen:

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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by Ridgerunner » Tue May 21, 2013 8:42 pm

A couple thoughts; you might try reducing the diameter to the base of the windscreen by taking it to the belt sander or adding a series of equally spaced 1/2"-3/4" vertical slits to the bottom of the windscreen using your bandsaw. You and my dad would have hit it off with your passion for music from the Big Band era. :)
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Re: Full Metal Jacket .333

Post by zelph » Tue May 21, 2013 9:07 pm

Good Idea RR. I'll slit it up tomorrow and see if it resolves the sticking problem. It's cool how ideas can flow on a forum and be so beneficial. Thank you!!!! :D

This kit has a strange feeling about it. I can light the burner, put the bottle of water on the support and then snap the windscreen over it and it has a solid feeling. :o
I can rock it back and forth and nothing, no sound accept the water moving in the bottle. This would be a great set-up for cliff climbers that set up their tents while hanging on the side of a cliff. They could put a wire on the neck of the bottle and hang it from the top of their tent. They could feel totally safe about the fact the StarLyte burner won't spill any fuel out. They could load up some burners before the climb and never have to deal with liquid fuel in the tent. :geek:
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