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Stuart R (Scunnered) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me "When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely in your thoughts advanced to the state of science, whatever the matter may be."
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Re: Multifuel jet size
Aparently the Optimus 111 mentioned by James had the option of a 0.51mm jet for using with alcohol. I have an 8R but only a gasoline jet.

In GEAR » a multi fuel alcohol stove?
May 01, 3:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hacking the jet filter
The FMS-116T aka Monatak Gnat has the same filter and I haven't heard of any problems with blockages.

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
May 01, 3:14pm

Re: Re: Lightweight Fry Bake Gear and Technique (Video)
Good article. I like to be able to cook a variety of food, it really adds to the enjoyment of a hike. Looks like all you need is a shallow wide pot with a lid and a stove that simmers. It probab...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Fry Bake Gear and Technique (Video)
May 01, 3:12pm

Multifuel jet size
The Primus Omnifuel/Omnilite is supplied with 3 jets: one each for kerosene (0.28mm), gasoline (0.37mm) and butane (0.45mm). As the stoichiometric air/fuel ratios for kerosene and gasoline are almo...

In GEAR » a multi fuel alcohol stove?
April 30, 2:42pm

Why not alcohol?
The Primus and MSR multifuel stoves will run on just about anything - white gas, gasoline, kerosene even diesel, so why not alcohol (ethanol)? An internal combustion engine can run on ethanol, w...

In GEAR » a multi fuel alcohol stove?
April 29, 2:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Hacking the jet filter
Hot day? Here??? YMBJ Strange. I think I'll leave it alone for now. cheers

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
April 28, 5:00am

Re: Hacking the jet filter
Roger - did you try running this or any other FM stove with the filter removed from the jet and NO TP? On my FMS-116T (Gnat) the sintered filter was loose so I took it out and tried it without. ...

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
April 28, 3:25am

Flame chemistry
The details of flame chemistry are extremely complex and my lmited knowledge barely scratches the surface: Step 1: Formation of radicals and breakdown of fuel from radical attack. The radicals s...

In Editor's Roundtable » Recent Developments in Canister Stoves
April 21, 3:22am

Re: cheap butane canisters
I've never really had a need to refill canisters. If I want cheap gas in the summer, I use the 227g bayonet butane canister with the Kovea KA-N9504 adapter and my remote canister stove. For th...

In GEAR » Refilling Gas Canisters
April 18, 2:54pm

Not the thermal efficiency hype, but the friction of the rough bottom surface. Unfortunately they do not appear to be available outside Japan.

In GEAR » Reinventing the Ti pot
April 15, 2:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Stuart R

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Coleman Exponent Non-stick Cook Kit
At first glance this looks like just another anodised aluminium cook set, but on closer inspection you will find that these pots have a real standout feature. There is a spiral groove machined or stam...

In Cookware - Other
March 29, 12:43pm