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by stevebo
Mon May 22, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Where to buy hardwarecloth
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Where to buy hardwarecloth

Hey guys, where do you buy stainless steel hardware cloth? (1/2inch squares) I'm making a pot stand and want to stay away from galvanized. Thanks for the help!!!
by stevebo
Thu Oct 17, 2013 6:43 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: rocket stove question
Replies: 2
Views: 735

Re: rocket stove question

Thanks Zelph--------very helpful!
by stevebo
Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: rocket stove question
Replies: 2
Views: 735

rocket stove question

Hey guys, I was thinking about making a rocket stove to play around with--and have a few questions: Is the diameter of the tube the same thru out the stove? Is there any advantage to making the chimney tube a little smaller diameter than the horizontal tube? Is there any advantage to making the chim...
by stevebo
Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: ww2 zip stove
Replies: 1
Views: 940

ww2 zip stove

Hey guys, not sure if you have seen this before or not-------a friend at work found it on line, I thought it was pretty neat! (be sure to read the whole page--very interesting how they used the stoves to boil water) http://samilitaryhistory.org/vol086db.html (apparently "klim" was a brand ...
by stevebo
Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: Stove Making Tips
Topic: where do you buy carbon felt?
Replies: 8
Views: 4824

where do you buy carbon felt?

Hey guys, just wondering where is a good place to buy carbon felt? (who has the best deal?) Any inexpensive alternatives out there?
by stevebo
Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: interesting stove design
Replies: 4
Views: 1920

Re: interesting stove design

Also, did you do any mods to it, or just use it as is?
by stevebo
Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: interesting stove design
Replies: 4
Views: 1920

Re: interesting stove design

Great idea Zelph----------how much does it weigh? Im going to have to hit the local thrift store soon!
by stevebo
Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: interesting stove design
Replies: 4
Views: 1920

interesting stove design

Check this design out! http://www.facebook.com/hexstoves Im not in the market for another stove right now, but I thought it was interesting!
by stevebo
Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:48 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: any one try this?
Replies: 9
Views: 1463

Re: any one try this?

Good point about the coils Zelph! I believe on the website it says it uses aluminum tubing. Theres another system out there that uses copper. http://www.hotcampshowers.com/inc/sdetail/1915 So.....if one were to use copper tubing, would you have some of the same health concerns that you would have wi...
by stevebo
Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:31 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: any one try this?
Replies: 9
Views: 1463

Re: any one try this?

I really like the idea behind this design---------but the main problem I see is, if its not quite warm enough after going thru the coil, you really dont have a way to run it thru again. Maybe some kind of bypass, like on a hydraulic system, where it just runs the fluid thru the system in a loop when...

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