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Stephen Adamczyk
(shootera3) - F
Vodka Bottle Tea Light on 09/30/2009 19:05:47 MDT Print View

I tried something different. During a visit to local liquor store I spotted a sample aluminum bottle of Vodka. It only holds about 3-4 oz,s. I cut the bottom off with a tubing cutter and had a cup 1in high x 1-1/4in wide. It held 1-oz. of alcohol. The tubing cutter made the top turn in slightly causing the flame to be more centered. 1-oz alcohol brought 2-cups of room temp. water to boil.set up with windscreen.another viewThe bloom.Burner in 1/4 in mesh pot holder

Jason Klass
(jasonklass) - F

Locale: Parker, CO
Vodka Bottle Stove on 09/30/2009 21:17:34 MDT Print View

Cool idea. Those travel-sized mousse bottles also work well for this.

Stephen Adamczyk
(shootera3) - F
tea light on 10/01/2009 07:28:58 MDT Print View

Jason, I attached the burner to base as you did on one of your u-tube instructions. Thanks, Steve.

Hikin' Jim
(hikin_jim) - MLife

Locale: Orange County, CA, USA
Cool stove! on 10/01/2009 18:37:16 MDT Print View

Cool stove. What's the total weight of the stove (hardware cloth + base + burner)? What's inside the burner? Fiberglass insulation used as a wick topped with a wire grid?

I don't suppose you have step by step instructions posted anywhere? :)

Or a link to a Jason Klass video that closely resembles this stove?

Lastly, what did you do about the sharp edges where you cut the aluminum bottle?

Stephen Adamczyk
(shootera3) - F
vodka tealight on 10/02/2009 10:22:15 MDT Print View

I used fiberglass insulation and fiberglass screening to hold everything together.. After using tube cutter, the edges were fairly smooth, a little sand paper cleaned it up fine

Stephen Adamczyk
(shootera3) - F
tea light on 10/02/2009 10:31:52 MDT Print View

Here is Jasonklass link.