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by nikos
Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: Classic camp stove users website
Replies: 5
Views: 3393

Re: Classic camp stove users website

Ah ! Good question... :cry:
for Chrome users, there's an embedded translating feature than can help : preferences ->under the hood -> translate
by nikos
Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: Classic camp stove users website
Replies: 5
Views: 3393

Re: Classic camp stove users website

Hi guys ! Thank you very much for your visit !!
Any stove idea ? mh... I am thinking of a kerosene coil burner but I think I have to find a better material than pepsi can.... :shock:

How was your summer, guys ? Good old stove-provided camping ?
by nikos
Sat Oct 01, 2011 4:54 am
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: Classic camp stove users website
Replies: 5
Views: 3393

Classic camp stove users website

Hi guys ! Such a long time since I last posted on bplite ! I put aside my stove making in order to work on my collection and I finally built a french website for vintage stoves users. The site is not officially launched yet so the only guy who posted there is...hum... me... :shock: For those who are...
by nikos
Sun May 22, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine
Replies: 38
Views: 7942

Re: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine

yes, just a rolled piece of aluminium from the can.
by nikos
Sun May 22, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine
Replies: 38
Views: 7942

Re: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine

For those who want to give it a try, here the two upper stages : middle : http://habanita.free.fr/stove/middle.gif top : http://habanita.free.fr/stove/top.gif The filter is now directly fixed on the last tube. The coffee really tastes like the bialetti-made espresso. So far, the coffee pot is still ...
by nikos
Fri May 20, 2011 9:49 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine
Replies: 38
Views: 7942

Re: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine

Realityguy : whoua ! That's a complete recipe ! I remember i saw some of these shakers, here in Taiwan. These are a great basis for the espresso machine. I will seriously considere making such a solid machine with real tube and valves. I have a design in mind, i'll draw a sketch later to see what y...
by nikos
Fri May 20, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine
Replies: 38
Views: 7942

Re: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine

oops,

The first one is very inspiring. The things has to be reverse upside down,


For info, I found that this coffee pot is called "the Napolitan"
by nikos
Fri May 20, 2011 8:14 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine
Replies: 38
Views: 7942

Re: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine

Very cool perko, Zelph ! I wish I can find an egg pocher like this but it seems to be an indigenous utensil from US !! :P The espresso coffee doesn't use more coffee bean but the pressurized pot increase the concentration of coffee juice. The taste is richer than perko and not necessarily strong or ...
by nikos
Thu May 19, 2011 12:43 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine
Replies: 38
Views: 7942

Re: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine

Thanks oops ! Nice collection, are they yours ?
The first one is very inspiring. The things has to be reverse upside down, if I am right. I like the idea.... :idea:
by nikos
Wed May 18, 2011 11:32 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine
Replies: 38
Views: 7942

Re: Off-topic Lightweight Espresso Machine

Hi ! My morning coffee was really good. I am very happy the can can resist just enough pressure for the coffee to taste like espresso. Realityguy , thanks for your ideas !! I will give them a serious try today. For now, the real issue is "how to open this boiling pot in order to get the coffee ...

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