alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by GAGA » Fri Nov 14, 2008 2:41 pm

zelph:
---Why not use wood for fuel?
i want to cook in the vestibule :lol:
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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by Allen » Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:11 pm

GAGA wrote:zelph:
---Why not use wood for fuel?
i want to cook in the vestibule :lol:
Here's the Best Wood Stove Money can't buy:

viewtopic.php?f=43&t=312

Seriously, it works great!

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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by Allen » Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:19 pm

zelph wrote:
Allen wrote:The Fancy Feast is a good choice.

I would consider a White Box or a simular stove for your bigger pots..
They're tough stoves that don't need a potstand.

Here's one for 10.00

http://minibull.org/inde ... 3b1384fcc3

Here's a video:

http://minibull.org/i ... temid=1002

If You feel up to making Your own stove, a Super cat, or an open top side burning stove made
from Pepsi cans, or Red Bull cans (for smaller pots) is pretty hard to beat.
The video shows the flames burning in such a manner that they are surley gettin the bottom the pot dirty with soot. Why not use wood for fuel? That's probably why he reduced the price down to 10.
I think He adds some 91% ISO to the Methanol to make the flames more visable for the videos.
He over primed the stove in the demo too.
The price drop is due to a new Jig that allows Him to just stamp the stoves out in one piece.
The inner wall is smaller too, so it's faster priming. The newest model doesn't need any priming.

Edit: The newest model is called the BIOS 3 it's remotly fueled and cost 20.00 and doesn't need priming

http://minibull.org/inde ... ucts_id=74

Here's a demo:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcbiaLAR5XU

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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by zelph » Fri Nov 14, 2008 4:59 pm

The inner wall is smaller too, so it's faster priming. The newest model doesn't need any priming.
In his response video he primes the living daylights out of it. Is that to make sure the stove blooms for his video. You are sending some confusing info Allen. You say no priming necessary and tinny says yes. The video by grizzly clearly shows it's tinnys stove with the thin wall and has to be primed. Both videos show the priming wick on the outside wound around it. Is that for gripping the stove or priming?
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by Allen » Fri Nov 14, 2008 5:13 pm

I said (or at least tried to) the new model, the BIOS 3 doesn't need prining.

The BIOS 3 is shorter and is remotly fueled.

The stove You are thinking about is the BIOS 2.
It is a taller 1 piece stove primed with a piece of
1/16 " fiberglass wick

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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by zelph » Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:35 pm

Allen wrote:I said (or at least tried to) the new model, the BIOS 3 doesn't need prining.

The BIOS 3 is shorter and is remotly fueled.

The stove You are thinking about is the BIOS 2.
It is a taller 1 piece stove primed with a piece of
1/16 " fiberglass wick
Thanks for the update ;)
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by GAGA » Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:54 pm

i`m not deciding until i don`t hear Oops`s and skidsteer`s opinions to :D,and i know about the caldera cone for a long time now, but nobody mention-it i wonder why? i think is one of the winners... http://www.traildesigns.com/products01.html#titri
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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by oops56 » Sat Nov 15, 2008 12:00 am

GAGA wrote:i`m not deciding until i don`t hear Oops`s and skidsteer`s opinions to :D,and i know about the caldera cone for a long time now, but nobody mention-it i wonder why? i think is one of the winners... http://www.traildesigns.com/products01.html#titri
It like this ever body says there stove is the best. all i got to say just for water and freeze bag cooking noddles coffee and a windscreen if a 1/2 oz. fuel will boil 16 oz. water or just good and hot with pot cozy any will work.
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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by Allen » Sat Nov 15, 2008 3:47 am

GAGA wrote:i`m not deciding until i don`t hear Oops`s and skidsteer`s opinions to :D,and i know about the caldera cone for a long time now, but nobody mention-it i wonder why? i think is one of the winners... http://www.traildesigns.com/products01.html#titri
If You are just going to back up Your Pocket Rocket and MSR Cooking Gear, then why carry
a whole cooking system like the Caldera cone to do it? All You need is an alcohol stove
that doesn't need a pot stand to work, and doesn't have a flame pattern too big for Your pots.

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Re: alcohol stoves...which is the ONE!

Post by irrationalsolutions » Sat Nov 15, 2008 4:08 am

i agree with allen. i'm not a gramwennie but i don't see any point in taking gear you have no use for. i'm new to stoves i ususlly cook over a fire so i'll still take one pot for that but the only back-up i take is when i'm testing new gear for myself.
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