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zelph wood stove

Postby oops56 » Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:53 pm

:lol:
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got wood
I am out here in the hot sun spitting wood for the new stove i name it [ ze stove ] later tonight when sun goes down you tube video
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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby oops56 » Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:05 pm

ok here it is i goof up on the start up make a new one tomorrow it was ash wood burn time 10 min. one fill
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf5Fpt7OIt8
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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby zelph » Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:36 pm

Great video!!!!! :D

I sould got some instructions to you befor you started testing. :D

I wanted you to use 4 inch long pieces stacked verticle. Use one cube of charcoal starter cut up on top of tinder pile. we want a layer of charcoal to form on top of big twigs to create the pyrolysis action. I'll go into detail more tomorrow. Pic worth a thousand words :D

thanks for sharing your video. practice using big stuff in the stove, get to know how it works. it will serve you well. Get to a point where you can boil 1 gallon of water with one load. I'll show you how I do it.

I did three test today. 2 in the cool morning and one this evening at 60 degree air temp.

All three tests boiled 1 gallon of water using 4" Tree of Heaven wood.

I made one video and got pics to load up to youtube tomorrow.
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby zelph » Tue Sep 20, 2011 5:39 pm

These are thge photos I took yesterday during my tests. You can see how big the twigs are and see how I stacked the tinder on top with one starter cube cut up and spread around the entire top to be sure I got an even lighting of the entire surface.

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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby realityguy » Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:53 pm

Hmm...Weber fire cubes remind me so much of haupia..I wonder if you could mix some lighter fluid with that to make the cubes. :roll: . :mrgreen:
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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby zelph » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:24 pm

realityguy wrote:Hmm...Weber fire cubes remind me so much of haupia..I wonder if you could mix some lighter fluid with that to make the cubes. :roll: . :mrgreen:


Ok, I'll bite.........what's haupia? :mrgreen:

I'm glad you got me onto the cubes. They have no odor per say. Esbit stinks to all get out!!! yukky Same with haxamine, terrible stuff.
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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby zelph » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:39 pm

Here is one of the video I made. Not enough of tinder starter. Next video will show it after more tinder was added and lit.



Only the folks here on bplite can see the video. It's unpublished. These are the photos of what the load looked like. It only needed a small amount more of twigs and 1/4 Weber cube.

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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby zelph » Wed Sep 21, 2011 12:21 pm

I think this is the one that belongs with the one above. added more tinder and 1/2 starter cube.

The video has not been published yet. I have edit it in some way when I get time. It shows the capacity of wood and it's capabilities to boil 1 gallon of water on one load of wood. It's light enough to be a backpacking stove. It was developed to be for emergency preparedness kits, Bug out Bags for when TSHF. My wife and I call ours "Grab and Drag Kit" ours(2) are chuck full of stuff. Thanks to my wife :D
Once the tinder burns and begins to slow down the pyrolysis kicks in and the fire slows down. The fire works it's way down the center alongside the oxygen infusor. The fire will then work it's way from center outward. At no time does the outer wall of the stove get red hot due to the inner stainless steel fire box liner. The liner is corrugated in such a way it creates a 1/8 inch space between the outer wall. Some of you might say thats where the wood gas comes up and ignites where the row of small holes are. Some say it's "secondary burn"

The wood I'm burning in the last three tests is from the "Tree of Heaven" City folk are familiar with this invasive tree.

http://www.invasive.org/browse/subinfo.cfm?sub=3003

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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby zelph » Wed Sep 21, 2011 1:58 pm

After I completed boiling the 1 gal. of water, I put in some charcoal briquets to see how easy they would ignite with the remaing red hot charcoal. The ignited really easy. So I thought, what the heck, cook up some ground beef for some chili or whatever. I got the cast iron skillet and away I went. I whipped up a video of sorts to show. The charcoal did not get the outside of the stove red hot.

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Re: zelph wood stove

Postby oops56 » Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:53 pm

zelph wrote:After I completed boiling the 1 gal. of water, I put in some charcoal briquets to see how easy they would ignite with the remaing red hot charcoal. The ignited really easy. So I thought, what the heck, cook up some ground beef for some chili or whatever. I got the cast iron skillet and away I went. I whipped up a video of sorts to show. The charcoal did not get the outside of the stove red hot.



i was thinking doing that too but put charcoals in the bottom and not use the pot stand just put pan on stove
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