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re: Miller Lite Bottle Pot and Cap Burner
> The pot is a Miller Lite can bottle (in inches) Sounds similar to the Budweiser bottle, but with a screw cap, rather than crown cap. > The Burner is bottle cap (from a Venom energy dr...

In Make Your Own Gear » Miller Lite Bottle Pot and Cap Burner
June 29, 11:34am

re: removing paint
> "Miller Lite" is not a desired color to me. Okay, your concern is cosmetic. That's fine. The difficulty of removing the 'paint' is one reason why I'm not sure ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anodizing Aluminum
June 29, 11:05am

re: removing paint
Bob, my question was: why do you need to anodize? The cans as supplied have a pretty robust surface treatment, being anodized and painted/dyed. Why remove this protection? > There is seldom...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anodizing Aluminum
June 28, 6:04am

re: muriatic acid
muriatic acid, aka hydrochloric acid. One question that comes to my mind is: why take the paint off in the first place? Cosmetic reasons, or other concerns? I'd concluded that the dyes u...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anodizing Aluminum
June 27, 11:37am

pretty picture
Rexam King Cap Can

In Make Your Own Gear » My new 51g (1.8 oz) cooking/ water carrying system
June 27, 11:27am

re: new can
I spotted the 'Rexam' label on the can, so had a look at their website. They've added a lot more product data since the last time I looked at it, and see the can in question: Rexam ...

In Make Your Own Gear » My new 51g (1.8 oz) cooking/ water carrying system
June 27, 11:16am

re: thermal mass
> These bottles are quite thick walled (0.7mm) and there must be quite a lot of energy wasted in raising the temperature of that mass of aluminium Yes, heating the burner does take energy, an...

In Make Your Own Gear » Slow burn slightly pressurised alcohol stove
June 23, 6:08am

'inverted conic' burner
Here's the 'inverted conic' burner: [edit] no it isn't; BPL doesn't seem to like the format of the URL for HTML 'img' tag insertions...

In Make Your Own Gear » Slow burn slightly pressurised alcohol stove
June 22, 6:07am

re: Just my two-pennyworth
> if you look at the photos carefully you'll see that the threaded portion has been sealed off Aha! I could see there was _something_ at the bottom, but not what it was. My guess for ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Slow burn slightly pressurised alcohol stove
June 22, 6:02am

details, details...
What's the bottle, BTW? One of the World Cup Buds, or a smaller bottle? The long burn sounds potentially useful, and I'm wondering why it burns slowly; maybe just the small number of je...

In Make Your Own Gear » Slow burn slightly pressurised alcohol stove
June 21, 12:09pm

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