Laminar Flow Titanium Windscreen

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Re: Laminar Flow Titanium Windscreen

Post by zelph » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:15 am

dman wrote:In that thread you linked there was a foster pot with a wire bail handle, was that one of yours? i would love to have that instead of the silicone band.
No, that was not mine. I used to sell Heineken pots with bails but determined it was too much of a liability issue. The eyelets had little pieces that could crack off on the inside of the pot and someone could swallow them. I used stainless steel eyelets. Brass may work better without cracking/spliting. My wife and I still use our Heineken pots with stainless steel wire bails. We feel ok about using them with the eyelets the way they are, just didn't want to sell something like that to others.

The pot you ordered would have been my first choice also. The original top is the best for strength. I would choose the original with ridges for the wood burning mode. Holds the most water and taller for easier grabbing if flames are still going up the side of the pot.

Thanks for your info.
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Re: Laminar Flow Titanium Windscreen

Post by zelph » Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:40 pm

I've been getting requests to sell only the stainless steel pot support. I suppose I can do that. I recently got a report back that a 3" support works well with the Caldera Cone kits. The StarLyte burners are replacing the 12-10 stoves that Trail Designs make. The StarLytes are much smaller and as efficient if not more efficient.
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Re: Laminar Flow Titanium Windscreen

Post by zelph » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:14 am

While working on this project I had an experience that led me to think of a different design principle.

Once we design a stove to work well on a half ounce of fuel we need to do all we can to harness the heat produced by it. So once we take it outside and subject it to the elements of nature the windscreen becomes our friend.

The new design had ridges to maintain the cylindrical shape for ease of packing and assembly. It's made of aluminum and is 6" tall. The diameter is a little larger than the foster's pot that it is designed for. A slight squeeze to make the diameter smaller is all that is needed to make it fit inside the pot.

This new design may be the most important discovery for this year of 2013 ;)

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Re: Laminar Flow Titanium Windscreen

Post by zelph » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:18 pm

Weighs 1 ounce as you see it. Put it inside of a foster pot and it hugs the inside wall. Plenty of room left for the kitchen sink. Use a 1/2 ounce StarLyte stove to heat your water. 1ounce Foster pot.

1 ounce windscreen
1 ounce pot
1/2 ounce stove

will boil 2 cups water with 14ml fuel in the field
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Re: Laminar Flow Titanium Windscreen

Post by SSGHawk » Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:57 pm

Great video; great product. Will the required size and amount of holes be different if we are using the starlyte simmer version?

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Re: Laminar Flow Titanium Windscreen

Post by zelph » Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:51 am

SSGHawk wrote:Great video; great product. Will the required size and amount of holes be different if we are using the starlyte simmer version?
It should be able to work good with all burners/stoves.

Thank you for your inquiry and welcome to bplite :D

Unfortunately I have maxed out on time to be able to go further on this design. I'm overwhelmed with orders of my other stuff. :(
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