Esbitmizer

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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by realityguy » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:00 pm

The container serves several purposes. Ground protector, snuffer, simmer cover, container for unused cube until next time needed, storage for two cubes for an overnighter.

..and a pocket warmer.. ;)
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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by zelph » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:47 pm

Good idea. Oops56 has some fungus that ignites with a spark and will keep a hot ember for a very long time depending on the size used. I can make an envelope out fiberglass cloth and keep it safe in there while in my pocket. Shelf fungus I think was the name of it. Oops has a commercial hand warmer made for the tinder fungus.

I had to make a dozen custom foster pots today so I was busy on that.

I'll have some Esbitmizers in the store soon, scouts honor! :D
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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by zelph » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:28 pm

Another video to show how user friendly the esbitmizer is.

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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by zelph » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:58 pm

Here is a short one to show the esbitmizer under a Foster flat bottom pot. I'll be making titanium wire pot supports to go along with the esbitmizer. Maybe make an entire kit. Hmmmm!!! thinking out loud :mrgreen:

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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by oops56 » Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:58 am

how long will a half burnt esbit last exposed to the open air not sealed in a zip lock bag stove and fuel for next time
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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by zelph » Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:58 am

oops56 wrote:how long will a half burnt esbit last exposed to the open air not sealed in a zip lock bag stove and fuel for next time
I'm not sure. I speculate it will last a long time if the surface became liquid befor it was snuffed out. Some of the cubes that were snuffed out early had crystals form on the surface and had a strong odor. Another one had a smooth surface and seemed to be "sealed" to a point of not being able to light it from the top. I had to turn it over to light it.

And so as time passes the esbitmizer goes "hybrid" solid fuel to liquid alcohol.

I added some carbon felt and away she went. Good way to start the morning. :D

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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by cadyak » Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:10 pm

Does it take a whole tablet to get a boil with 2 cups in the fosters pot? Are those the standard sized esbit tablets?

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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by zelph » Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:39 pm

cadyak wrote:Does it take a whole tablet to get a boil with 2 cups in the fosters pot? Are those the standard sized esbit tablets?
Yes, they are standard size.

I'm making some wire pot supports this morning and will do some boil tests later this evening. I'll use a foster's, flat, aluminum bottom can. I'm going for the "gold" of light weight kitchen kits. :mrgreen:
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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by Abela » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:03 pm

I have had great success with the little 4gram esbits. I switched over to them very earlier this year and have not bought the larger ones at all. A bit less residue and almost never have to worry about carrying around a used esbit. If you can ever get some, you should give them a go.

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Re: Esbitmizer

Post by zelph » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:06 pm

What you see weighs 45 grams, half ounce. Pot, burner and pot support.

No boil test yet this evening.
I have had great success with the little 4gram esbits. I switched over to them very earlier this year and have not bought the larger ones at all. A bit less residue and almost never have to worry about carrying around a used esbit. If you can ever get some, you should give them a go.
You must be boiling less than 2 cups? Or did I read you only get water up into the 180"s
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