Cat-O-Fire: prototype isopropyl alcohol stove

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Re: Cat-O-Fire: prototype isopropyl alcohol stove

Post by zelph » Fri May 14, 2010 2:47 pm

The video turned out nice, good job :D

10 minutes to boil 200ml is a long time. Kick it up a notch ;) (emeril lagase ;) )

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Use the common sense and be careful, as things showed and described here may be dangerous, even lethal. Since the beginning of this video, all actions you take will be AYOR.

How-to for reasonably clean burning isopropyl alcohol stove:

First, take big (0,7 liter) bottle of Absolut Vodka and empty the contents - you won't need it. Your liver is your worst enemy in this game, it needs a punishment.
Take the cap from the bottle and unfold it or grind it, no matter how - get out all of the plastic things from the inside. What you have left with is immortal, indestructible 9ml Absolut Tealite. 9ml of fuel is enough to boil a cup of water in the field. It will last longer than you.
Next take the beer can, empty the contents. Cut out of it the ribbon 5-6mm taller than the cap and punch some holes in it with paper punch.
When the ribbon is placed inside the tealight at most 2mm of the holes should be visible. With a household kind of beer can supply you can try and try.
So you have your nasty burner ready. If you don't want to - you can go without the lid, just with "nasty cat"-like little stovie.
Take the top lid of the small Nivea can (30g / 1 oz) and place it under the burner. This is how the ribbon stove is finally made.
It uses the space limited by the rim of the lid and bottom of the cup to preheat the alcohol vapors. When lifting up a cup before boiling - be careful, there will be flame going at the bottom of the cup
It needs realy windless conditions to burn cleanly.
Out of two dozens of designs I've made this spring - this one seems to be the most effective.

Some facts:
No need for potstand.
This is "one small cup" type of stove, you can rely on it when boiling up to 200ml - just enough for a small coffee. Refueling advised when making big coffee. It uses 8ml of 90% isopropanol to boil 200ml of a lethal dihydromonoxide in less than 10 minutes.
It needs no priming - once started, capilary burning is usually self-sustainable and developes fast into a steady flame.
If you are sentenced to isopropyl alcohol, absolute tealite alone or in "ribbon stove" configuration is the most effective (and smallest) design to boil small quantities of water I've made and tested.

jonfong57 a.k.a. just tinkering - big thanks for all the inspiring ideas.
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Long Live jonfong57 :DBfire:

Did it smell bad, stink up your house? Must not be married to be able to burn that stuff inside :lol:
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Post by Q_x » Sat May 15, 2010 4:13 pm

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Post by zelph » Sun May 16, 2010 7:22 pm

My GF is a dressmaker
Now you can tell us about your sewing projects :D Did you make yourself a "kilt" to wear while out on your adventures?

What is your favorite Polish Trail Food?
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Re: Cat-O-Fire: prototype isopropyl alcohol stove

Post by zelph » Tue May 18, 2010 11:40 am

Oscypek is made using salted sheep's milk, with the addition of cow's milk strictly regulated by the protected recipe. Unpasteurized salted sheep's milk is first turned into cottage cheese, which is then repeatedly rinsed with boiling water and squeezed. After this, the mass is pressed into wooden, spindle-shaped forms in decorative shapes. The forms are then placed in a brine-filled barrel for a night or two, after which they are placed close to the roof in a special wooden hut and cured in hot smoke for up to 14 days.[2]
I think I would like to taste this funny cheese. It was interesting to read about it in your link. Thank you!!

Do you have any"beef jerky" of any kind made with deer or other large game animals?

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Post by Q_x » Tue May 18, 2010 12:54 pm

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