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donate, definitely
I'd donate most of, trying to achieve the highest strategic environmental/ecological value per dollar with each donation. This can be quite powerful, by the way, if done with very narrow focus ...

In Chaff » Interesting things you would do with your lottery winnings
December 10, 5:29pm

enough air
Delmar O'Donnell, it takes, as Jon F notes, a lot of testing, but the basics are pretty old news. I use now 1/4" gap with a slow burning ion stove, probably in the same efficiency range...

In Make Your Own Gear » Can a plain cylindrical windscreen be the pot support?
November 25, 4:30pm

lots of it
I have great respect for my intellectual betters, they do good work, like this: What ocean heating reveals about global warming. If you read that 5 page article, and follow the various referenced l...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 12, 12:08pm

eric c
I was actually wondering what had happened to eric c, I'd noticed that in recent months he was saying some fairly odd things compared to his old self, so odd I was actually unable to follow any...

In Chaff » under the bridge.
November 02, 12:56pm

google site search
google site search is way better than any built in forum search, it actually will deliver search results that are reasonably accurate. The less of this old clunky software bpl uses the better.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Search Forums is now a Google Search???
November 02, 12:46pm

or can bottom
for those of us willing to struggle along with heavier weights, the bottom of a pop can bottom piece is going to weigh a few grams more, as well as being more durable, for the same functionality. T...

In GEAR » New to alcohol stoves - burn time questions
October 28, 6:43pm

this thread for screens I think wide pots will always be marginally more efficient on all stoves, but I found that, once I had an actually efficient stove setup, the difference isn't that bi...

In GEAR » New to alcohol stoves - burn time questions
October 28, 2:50pm

Keep in mind that efficiency is a function of the screen+stove combination. The best efficiency, assuming 70F water, SLX alcohol, I have gotten is 12.5ml (sgt rock ion stove/screen), the worst, ...

In GEAR » New to alcohol stoves - burn time questions
October 28, 2:05pm

bckyard/park test
Just test it in your backyard. Take the amount you will normally be bringing to a boil, check the fuel, if your setup is efficient, it should take 15ml/ 1/2 oz to bring 2 cups to a boil. If it'...

In GEAR » New to alcohol stoves - burn time questions
October 28, 12:43pm

fun site
Your site is fun, I'll check it out. I wouldn't draw many conclusions from oil lamps, different fuels, screen material, etc, too many variables changed. The main one being regular alcohol n...

In GEAR » My SuperCat Stove blows out. Defective windscreen?
October 26, 7:52pm

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