I was *really* bored at work....

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I was *really* bored at work....

Postby steamjam » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:02 pm

So I tested some stoves to see how they fare against each other. All stoves ran on Coleman fuel, tested using the same pot, and 2 cups of water starting at 48 degrees and finishing at 212 degrees.

Primus 210 = 5 minutes, 26 seconds
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Coleman 440 = 4 minutes, 12 seconds
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Coleman 576 = 4 Minutes 09 seconds (I forgot to take a pic when it was being tested.. Not bad for a stove that cost me $15 and was supposedly hopelessly broken)


Coleman 533 =3 minutes 09 seconds
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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby zelph » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:08 pm

Very nice!!! thanks for doing the testing. I know what it's like to go through the testing processes. Lots of work.

At what setting did you have the valves, full open?
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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby steamjam » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:15 pm

zelph wrote:Very nice!!! thanks for doing the testing. I know what it's like to go through the testing processes. Lots of work.

At what setting did you have the valves, full open?


With the exception of the Primus 210 which doesn't have a valve, they were at full pelt.. :)

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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby zelph » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:26 pm

I'll bet you really got stoked when you pulled out the first stove to do some testing....no more boredom in your office :lol: You'll soon be making large meals and big deserts. Two stoves going at once ;) Where's the one from Chechoslovakia? Now ther's something you can do on Monday :mrgreen:
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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby steamjam » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:09 pm

zelph wrote:I'll bet you really got stoked when you pulled out the first stove to do some testing....no more boredom in your office :lol: You'll soon be making large meals and big deserts. Two stoves going at once ;) Where's the one from Chechoslovakia? Now ther's something you can do on Monday :mrgreen:


Here it is getting started up. There is a trick to this thing. I got the warm up time down to about a minute or so.


Its the same deal. 2 cups water at 48 degrees to 212 in the same cup I used for the previous tests. Result = 3 minutes 32seconds.
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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby zelph » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:23 pm

See there, that one made your day a little brighter :mrgreen: Is that a ceramic pot support on that one? What did you cook on it?

Clear off one of the office shalves and put your stove collection on display for Christmas with a little bit of garland strung on them. That will give you something to do tomorrow :D thanks for firing up that tank :o

Which one do you prefer and why?
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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby steamjam » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:25 am

zelph wrote:See there, that one made your day a little brighter :mrgreen: Is that a ceramic pot support on that one? What did you cook on it?

Clear off one of the office shalves and put your stove collection on display for Christmas with a little bit of garland strung on them. That will give you something to do tomorrow :D thanks for firing up that tank :o

Which one do you prefer and why?


Actually, I prefer the 440 because it can simmer the best... :)

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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby zelph » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:41 pm

Ok, use the 440 to cook with daily at the office. 8-) keep it interesting.

Is that a ceramic pot support on the chech stove?
"Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained" stove store = http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby realityguy » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:42 pm

I've been polishing this bad boy..A/1940 500 Speedmaster..Hmm..I wonder if it is.. :roll:

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Some doofus painted the nickel plate battleship gray..probably the navy.. :lol:
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Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Postby zelph » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:08 pm

see............RG is getting bored also :lol: 1940's war era hmmmm, military use????? Like you said, NAVY
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