A Simple Wood Burning Backpacking Stove

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Pnw.hiker
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Re: A Simple Wood Burning Backpacking Stove

Postby Pnw.hiker » Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:28 pm

I did 300 miles of hiking with this stove earlier in the year. Performed great most of the time but struggled with crappy wood, like waterlogged ponderosa pine. No surprise there.

I always pack it dry with a small washcloth between the stove and pot to keep it from rattling. Apparently I forgot when I stored it -- here's the aluminum pot three months later (the stove was fine);

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Galvanic corrosion

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P.S. anyone know if JB Weld would make a food-safe repair?

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zelph
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Re: A Simple Wood Burning Backpacking Stove

Postby zelph » Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:01 am

Time for a new pot. I would not trust jb weld. or anything else.
http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/


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