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re: Conic Walled Template
sent :-) Oh, and another thought occurred to me about your first burner; it may be that the vapour simply isn't meeting the inner flame and igniting. Try wafting the flame about gently afte...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
December 15, 11:25am

re: blog post
> but I mentioned you in the acknowledgements in my latest blog post. That's very kind, Jim, but I'm afraid I don't have time to read blogs; it's hard enough keeping up with t...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
December 14, 11:06am

Re: Pleated Conical Alky
> Yes, my jets all bloom nicely. I suspect an ill-fitting inner wall. Jim, my apologies for the terse comment last night; I was being thrown out of the building... Since these burners are...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
December 13, 11:03am

re: blooming jets...
Yes, my jets all bloom nicely. I suspect an ill-fitting inner wall.

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
December 12, 12:19pm

re: down proof fabric
Many years ago, I bought some Thinsulate Liteloft 110 to make some insulated salopette liners. When it arrived, I opened the bag up, and revelled in the lovely soft warmth... So much so that I st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Does Primaloft/Climashield/etc. need "down proof" fabric?
December 12, 11:15am

re: Re: Re: re: stoves & things
James wrote: 'My apologies to all.' No apology needed, James. I know I can sometimes sound a bit severe, but it's just my rather dry posting manner*, and I don't mean to be accu...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
December 05, 12:03pm

re: passive white gas burner
Jim wrote: "Kevin,thank you for injecting a little science based rigor." I can't help it; it's my job... And, as I said earlier, there's no point comparing apples and oran...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
December 02, 8:03am

Re: re: stoves & things
> Absolutely! Out solo, on fast moving UL trips, [alcohol] is the way to go. Right, now I think we're agreed ;-) > However, with larger canisters, the step function does indeed cros...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 30, 10:55am

re: "A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?"
Anyway, back to your other interesting post that I missed earlier... > At, 1/3ounce? That is good efficiency for alcohol. This seems to be the best case for fuel efficiency. That's ver...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 29, 11:48am

re: stoves & things
Hi James, I'm afraid I'm having trouble determining if we disagree or agree... My OM thread was an observation of how fuel system weights compared between meths and gas, and considere...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 29, 11:28am

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