Commander Conquistador

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Commander Conquistador

Post by SSGHawk » Mon May 12, 2014 7:10 pm

DAN IS THE MAN

I just received my Conquistador sets. They are spectacular.
The beer can Conquistador graphics are so stunning I am going to put Hi Temp Clear on at least one of my sets.
The windscreen is beautiful and the attachment is a cakewalk to use.
The plastic storage unit it perfect and even has room in the 32 ounce version for a Spork, small salt /pepper container, a couple of lighters, etc.

Dan has hit another one well over the bleachers.

In my book from now on Dan is "Commander Conquistador."

Paul

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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by zelph » Mon May 12, 2014 9:12 pm

Whoooo! "Commander" never been called that before :D

Glad the kits meet your approval. :D

Yes, when you see the graphics in real life they overflow with coolness. Much better looking than an old raw aluminum pot. Spraying it with a clear sealant is a great idea to prolong the life of the grapics...I like it!!!
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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by SSGHawk » Tue May 20, 2014 11:29 am

Commander,

Possibly tonight I will get time to actually fire up one of my 32 oz. Conquistador kits.
How many ounces of water should I put in the 32 oz. pot to go for a low boil and how much fuel (I use denatured alcohol-is that OK?) should I put in the(Very Cool) MONSTER STARLYTE?

Best regards,
Paul

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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by zelph » Tue May 20, 2014 4:10 pm

Yes, use the monster StarLyte and start off with 3 cups and use 1 ounce of denatured. See what you can get out of that. Let us know how the can balances on the stove. I have not put a regular bottom pot on it, just a flat bottom one.
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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by SSGHawk » Tue May 20, 2014 9:43 pm

Thanks Dan.I'll let you know.
Paul

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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by SSGHawk » Tue May 20, 2014 11:25 pm

a touch over an ounce fuel , filled pot until about 3/4" from the top. I had trouble keeping the outer pot centered around the 32 Oz can. There was a little intermittent breeze so I put an old starlyte wind screen That I had increase the punches after watching your " out all around the pot windscreen.With lid on when the fuel went out the water was not boiling but was just about there.
When the windscreen was not properly lined up with consistent space between the pot, I got flames coming out the top of the windscreen. Any thoughts?

Please remind me how the exhaust would smell when the exhaust is choked?
Does the smell change if the there is insufficient air inlet?

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paul

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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by zelph » Wed May 21, 2014 7:43 am

I think 3/4" from top of can would be considered 4 cups/32oz of water. One ounce of fuel to almost boil that is good. Windscreen holes and space between pot and windscreen are important to prevent the flames from crawling up the sides.

If the exhaust is choked the smell will be acrid/bad like a blown out Esbit cube in the smoking stage. There is a definite unpleasant odor that will come off if it is choked.
I had trouble keeping the outer pot centered around the 32 Oz can.
Explain the "outer pot"
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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by SSGHawk » Wed May 21, 2014 6:43 pm

When I said outer pot I meant windscreen.

And you would think an accountant would know the difference between 3 cups and 4 cups. Apparently I did not; but I do now.
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Re: Commander Conquistador

Post by zelph » Thu May 22, 2014 8:30 am

What smell are you getting?
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