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re: re: re^n: stoves & things
> Well, not quite. His primary analysis revolves around a 230g can. If you change the canister to 450g, you need to also reduce the can weight. from around 110g to about 175gram. James, I'...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 29, 6:12am

re: Penny Stove
> Some of the ones I built just didn't work for some unexplained reason. That's my experience too, and that of some of my fellow OM stovies. I'm convinced that, built 'right&...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 28, 12:13pm

re^n: stoves & things
> Nice burner and nice fissure clone. Thanks ;-) > 28g for the clone? That's very light and more than made up for in stability and efficiency. That's made using 0.15mm (6 tho...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 28, 12:00pm

re: stoves & things...
Jim wrote: "The stove that Kevin is talking about, the one from 250ml Red Bull cans, is going to be pretty light." Yes, it's also about 7g, so pretty similar to the Cat Stove. It ...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 25, 7:45am

re: Monster Energy BFC 32oz water bottle / stove....
Have you seen this thread? You make a good point about the difficulties of your water bottle also being your cookpot...

In Make Your Own Gear » Monster Energy BFC 32oz water bottle / stove....
November 23, 11:07am

re: cone-type burners
> A small cone type burner like one of these Those are interesting burners, James. Both seem to use the principle of reducing the area of exposed burning alcohol I mentioned earlier. I...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Alcohol Stove Users!!
November 23, 11:01am

re: A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
It's only really sensible to discuss fuel efficiencies in terms of the entire cooking system. Trying to talk about efficiency of a burner alone will get you nowhere. So, we need to consider...

In Make Your Own Gear » A simple alcohol stove more fuel effecient than the Jim Wood Super Cat?
November 23, 10:52am

run time vs heat output
> It's not, just wondering, how long can your stove run on 1 ounce of Alcohol? I assume you want a slow-burning stove for a particular reason: simmering, for instance. Otherwise, if it&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Alcohol Stove Users!!
November 11, 9:15am

re: MYOG caldera burner
I use either a chimney burner made using a 250ml Red Bull can (see Mini Zen at Zen Stoves), or a trangia-style burner made from the same cans, with a conic inner wall and jets around the inner of t...

In Make Your Own Gear » caldera + myog stove
November 03, 12:38pm

removing handles
Most wire handles can be removed simply by bending the ends out of the welded backet. You can then put them back in later, if you wish. The handles are relatively springy, and seem to spring back...

In Make Your Own Gear » Removing Spot-welded Handles
November 01, 1:11pm

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