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Give results of stoves tested. At least three test burns made in succession using 1/2 ounce of denatured alcohol and 2 cups of water. Give any and all additional conditions that exist during testing.

Stoves bought retail and Do-It-Yourself stoves. Everyone is welcome to post their results and post comments.
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Re: FeatherFire

Postby irrationalsolutions » Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:40 pm

thats the way i'm taking it too. i would like to know myself for sure.
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Re: FeatherFire

Postby zelph » Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:37 pm

hoz wrote:Stupid question, so to lower the heat you turn the knob tightening the band which cuts off air to the stove? (Assuming there are intake holes under the band).


That's correct "hoz"

Here are more photos at different angles and a video that shows flame height at it's max after taking a pot of water off. The stove looks nice when burning. I need to use a larger pot. Flames extending way over the top I used an Imusa style 2.5 cupper. Boiled 2 cups in 5.5 min. using 1 ounce fuel with fuel left over. It was just a quick test in my garrage at 40 degrees. Not set up to do a quality test yet. In house test went well for initial burn in.

T-Bar Clamp is the type of clamp used in the air adjusting band. There are nine half inch holes that allow air to enter.

Stove burns for 10 min on full power. After lighting, the fuel starts to rapid boil after 3.5 min. I would guess that is when it's at peak output.

Pots of 4.5 inches and larger to be used.

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Re: FeatherFire

Postby irrationalsolutions » Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:52 pm

is there anyway to get a good picture of the inside of the stove. i want to be able to understand how it works.
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Re: FeatherFire

Postby zelph » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:08 pm

irrationalsolutions wrote:is there anyway to get a good picture of the inside of the stove. i want to be able to understand how it works.


Here is a top view:

There is a open can sitting in the middle. deep enough to hole 2.5 ounces of fuel. It extends to within 1/4 inch of the outside wall. Look at the other photos. You'll see inside the stove a screw that holds one of the legs to the burner. That will give you an idea of how close the fuel can is to the outer wall.

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Re: FeatherFire

Postby hoz » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:13 pm

That's a heck of a flame Zelph, looks like a group cooker.

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Re: Featherlite

Postby GAGA » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:37 pm

zelph wrote:The stove arrived today. It's made very well and larger than I expected.

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Re: FeatherFire

Postby irrationalsolutions » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:39 pm

so whats on the inside holds the fuel and the fuel never touches the outside container? and the air mixes inside the stove. is this right?
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Re: FeatherFire

Postby zelph » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:48 pm

irrationalsolutions wrote:so whats on the inside holds the fuel and the fuel never touches the outside container? and the air mixes inside the stove. is this right?


That is correct. I'll go search for a diagram of the stove at a differnt site.
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Re: FeatherFire

Postby zelph » Tue Nov 25, 2008 11:52 pm

This is the stove I was trying to think off.

The cat stove

Do you agree on this one Skidsteer or Pure?????
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Re: FeatherFire

Postby hoz » Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:43 am

zelph wrote:This is the stove I was trying to think off.

The cat stove

Do you agree on this one Skidsteer or Pure?????


That "original cat stove" was my first alky cooker. Made just like that and I used it for several years until it started to rust. Then switched to Pepsi cans.


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