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David Gardner (GardnerOutdoorLD) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me Long-time backpacker and ultralight fan. Day job as an attorney. Did civil and mechanical engineering before law school. Have a cottage business making super ultralight stoves, cook kits, trekking poles, polycryo tarp/tents and saws
CityPetaluma
StateCalifornia
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.GOLDGear.co

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Thermofelt pot lid "hats"
Actually, the parameters in the OP of this thread include polished windscreen. For the present, all my tests are run with the polished windscreen. Combination of the cool factor and my preference f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Welding Blanket Under Alcohol Stove for Winter Conditions
March 26, 5:13pm

Re: Re: Speed AND Efficiency!
Ben, thanks for the quick analysis. Very interesting. The "mushroom cap" pot lids are slightly more efficient. That always seems to be the case, that more speed = less efficiency. So i...

In GEAR » Faster Boil Times with a Polished Windscreen
March 26, 5:06pm

Re: Re: Thermofelt pot lid "hats"
I'm a stove addict, what can I say. Although I'm getting a little "burned out" on testing for awhile. But...just did some efficiency testing on another thread . Would be inter...

In Make Your Own Gear » Welding Blanket Under Alcohol Stove for Winter Conditions
March 26, 4:31pm

Speed AND Efficiency!
Ran some boil tests trying ascertain efficiency. Parameters: 500.0 g/ml 70* F water 14.20 g (16.00 ml) fuel Air, fuel and surface = 60* F Relative humidity = 70% Barometric pressure = 29.83...

In GEAR » Faster Boil Times with a Polished Windscreen
March 26, 4:07pm

Thermofelt pot lid "hats"
“David, if you are feeling charitable, will you try something for your ol’ pal Delmar? Try a flat disc of thermofelt on top, but one that extends somewhat over the sides of the can/pot. Like a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Welding Blanket Under Alcohol Stove for Winter Conditions
March 26, 11:18am

Re: Re: Uses for hatchets and saws
There are some great saws out there that are half the weight or less of even the lightest hatchets. Ed Biermann makes a couple of great buck saws Sawvivor was also a good buck saw, but I un...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gränsfors-Bruks Mini Hatchet Review
March 26, 11:07am

Stretchy Cord
I use 1/8" shock cord: http://www.amazon.com/T-W-Evans-Cordage-SC-108-050-50-Feet/dp/B00DKA4TSQ/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1395804462&sr=8-3&keywords=shock+cord (How does a perso...

In GEAR » Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
March 25, 10:06pm

Re: Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
You could make loops of shock cord a couple inches long and attach them to your tie-outs, then attach non-stretch cord to the loops. This gives enough stretch to get a nice tight pitch and also to ...

In GEAR » Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
March 25, 8:02pm

Re: Re: Is it really an increase in efficiency?
Rats, should have recorded burn time too. Did not record burn time since assumption was that 15 ml of fuel represented a pretty good bench mark for efficiency. I will run another set of tests and w...

In GEAR » Faster Boil Times with a Polished Windscreen
March 25, 12:19pm

Cozies
A full size cozy is a beautiful thing for water-boil stovers vs. simmer stovers. I'm a boiler because I seem to incapable of making a simmer mechanism that I like, whereas a cozy is easy to mak...

In Make Your Own Gear » Welding Blanket Under Alcohol Stove for Winter Conditions
March 24, 10:25pm

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