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Rog Tallbloke (tallbloke) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Backpacking since 11 years old. :-)
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Chimuny kettle and lawyers.
Nice job Yukio, looks good. Roger: I'm filing a UK patent for free and then I'm going to produce some and see if they sell. If they do, I can get a 'first submission date' for a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 1/2oz Kelly Kettle
March 18, 7:42am

Volcano alcohol stove for small pots
>slower heating is more efficient that fast boiling (fast boiling and efficiency with stoves is a myth that manufactures have perpetuated to sell stoves). Hi Tony, great looking stove and sup...

In Make Your Own Gear » Volcano alcohol stove for small pots
March 18, 3:44am

Re: and carrying less is half the battle!
>But with the limited aperture of these spice grinders, those beans are just getting continuously nicked by the grinder and with little downward force, it must take a while How about modyfyin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Free 3.2 oz coffee grinder
March 06, 1:55am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: long burn time.
Hi Dan, Fair point about the similar burn times, I guess your right that the tubes just act as heat exchangers. That's still less efficient than transferring heat directly to the water though, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 1/2oz Kelly Kettle
March 05, 1:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: long burn time.
Hi Dan. Thanks for the compliment, I took my design to some patent lawyers yesterday who think I may be onto something. Specific gravity of Ethyl Alcohol at 20C is 789.20 so 15ml alcohol weighs ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 1/2oz Kelly Kettle
March 04, 1:57am

Re: Re: long burn time.
Interesting pics. My stove is made from tealight cups too. It burns 12g in around 7-9mins depending on how hot it gets. My latest design is up to 56% thermal efficiency and boils 16oz of 12C tap...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 1/2oz Kelly Kettle
March 03, 3:27am

long burn time.
Good first result Dan. Looks like you may get down to the same 12g of fuel I'm using. What sort of stove were you using which burned for such a long time on 1/2oz of fuel? Did you try turni...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 1/2oz Kelly Kettle
February 24, 4:56pm

Re: Re: Re: MSR Hubba, Insulmat Max Thermo
No problem, let me know.

In Gear Swap » MSR Hubba, Insulmat Max Thermo
February 24, 2:13pm

Re: In the rough
Looks very nice Dan. Looking forward to hearing about how well the tubes work. What I've noticed is that the flame is reluctant to split, and tends to pick one path or another, but maybe the di...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 1/2oz Kelly Kettle
February 24, 1:10pm

Re: MSR Hubba, Insulmat Max Thermo
I'll take the insulmat if you don't mind shipping to the UK.

In Gear Swap » MSR Hubba, Insulmat Max Thermo
February 24, 2:02am

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