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by TacticalAnt
Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: New and Used Gear For Sale
Topic: Son Of Zelph Stove (Cobalt)
Replies: 4
Views: 7722

Re: Son Of Zelph Stove (Cobalt)

I got my "SOZ" cobalt stove, very nice!. I see that it is different than my other cobalt. the SOZ has wicking material inside the walls, and a copper wick on the inside. The other stove does not appear to have the wicking material on the inside. Were some made without?
by TacticalAnt
Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: HI From Portland (Oregon)
Replies: 10
Views: 5458

Re: HI From Portland (Oregon)

Once you got out of the Air Force did you work as a helicopter pilot? Just the other day I saw on tv a program on unmaned drones. That was really interesting. I was a mechanic, not a pilot. We joked in the AF that it took a college degree to break an aircraft, but only a high school degree to fix o...
by TacticalAnt
Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: HI From Portland (Oregon)
Replies: 10
Views: 5458

Re: HI From Portland (Oregon)

Welcome from the lower right corner. Glad to have you on board. These guys never rest. Always pushing the limits of what can be done with a little fuel and patience. :D My wife is an Atlanta girl. We try to visit her family in Dahlonega every year. I have a good hunting story from there Ill have to...
by TacticalAnt
Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: HI From Portland (Oregon)
Replies: 10
Views: 5458

Re: HI From Portland (Oregon)

Hello and welcome. sounds like you are a jack-of-all-trades type of guy. :D Are you retired from the military? Well you picked a nice hobby to keep you busy till you find your way again. A small apartment is all you need :P 1st thing to get is a Thread Setter tool if you don't have one already. The...
by TacticalAnt
Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: HI From Portland (Oregon)
Replies: 10
Views: 5458

Re: HI From Portland (Oregon)

Welcome to the cybor campfire, TacticalAnt. Pull up a log and join the group. We have and have had a lot of members who like you, like to tinker with DIY gear. I know that Zelph did a little fabrication with remote fueled stoves. You might be able to find some of his work and thoughts on the subjec...
by TacticalAnt
Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: New and Used Gear For Sale
Topic: Son Of Zelph Stove (Cobalt)
Replies: 4
Views: 7722

Re: Son Of Zelph Stove (Cobalt)

Great! I just bought one on ebay. My dad used to encourage me to build things to sell, that was years before ebay was thought of, so no good selling venues back then.
by TacticalAnt
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: HI From Portland (Oregon)
Replies: 10
Views: 5458

HI From Portland (Oregon)

Howdy, Im a DIY'er (former cabinet maker, machinist, helicopter mechanic) who has lost his way...at least temporarily. Downsized to a small apartment :( Before that happened, I managed to fab, within the realm of "lite" gear, a penny stove with the last few remaining Heine keg cans on the ...

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