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10g Stove

Post by BigdummySteve » Thu May 21, 2020 6:08 pm

At a loose end following the no-show of my spokes I fished out an old smidge bottle and made a little meths stove. I used a Stanley knife blade to slowly cut the bottle, scored a line around it then punched some holes in it as I didn’t have any small drills.

Works a treat, forgot to put an air hole in the first burn so it hunted a little all’s good now. Blooms faster than my red bull can stoves.

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2 Grams lighter and I could of had legal issues :wink:

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Re: 10g Stove

Post by shutupthepunx » Thu May 21, 2020 9:06 pm

looks great steve well done!

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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Sat May 23, 2020 8:09 pm

2 Grams lighter and I could of had legal issues
You do realise the notch in the rim is patented? :wink:
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Re: 10g Stove

Post by BigdummySteve » Tue May 26, 2020 5:21 am

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:09 pm
2 Grams lighter and I could of had legal issues
You do realise the notch in the rim is patented? :wink:
Oops can we settle out of court?
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Re: 10g Stove

Post by BigdummySteve » Tue May 26, 2020 5:23 am

At first I made it too big and lost performance, it’s quite a fine balance.
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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue May 26, 2020 8:25 am

Yeah, it doesn't need to be big Steve.
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Post by RIP » Tue May 26, 2020 8:34 am

Trying to work out how you 'remove' a bit of hole H.O.T.T., ie put back non-hole. Bit of solder or summat?
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Re: 10g Stove

Post by ScotRoutes » Tue May 26, 2020 9:21 am

Cut the top down?

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Post by jameso » Wed May 27, 2020 10:33 am

then punched some holes in it as I didn’t have any small drills.
You did a much neater job than when I did that with my MYOG* mini-stove :lol: Stuart may remember that poor, dented thing.

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Re: 10g Stove

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Wed May 27, 2020 10:52 am

Stuart may remember that poor, dented thing.
I've spent years trying to forget :wink:

The top notch is goverened by a number of factors such as internal volume, jet hole size and placement. Adding a notch because I do, may not lead to stove happiness :wink:
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Re: 10g Stove

Post by BigdummySteve » Wed May 27, 2020 2:21 pm

Well at first the internal pressure was doing bad things, I made the vent too big and it struggled to stay lit, just sanded a little off the top.
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Re: 10g Stove

Post by TheBrownDog » Wed May 27, 2020 6:11 pm

Late in again.

Steve how did you make the "upside down funnel" bit - the bit that sits inside the casing with the wee gap at the bottom. And how did you seal it? When I was making stoves - and I made dozens of them - I used aluminium beer bottles, hacksaws and a car jack. I suspect you took a more elegant approach?
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Re: 10g Stove

Post by RIP » Wed May 27, 2020 6:35 pm

He mentioned it was much simpler than that :wink: . Erm, harrumph, I mean it took weeks of carefully calculated experimentation.

Think of the shape of a Smidge spray.....
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Re: 10g Stove

Post by BigdummySteve » Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:36 pm

TheBrownDog wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 6:11 pm
Late in again.

Steve how did you make the "upside down funnel" bit - the bit that sits inside the casing with the wee gap at the bottom. And how did you seal it? When I was making stoves - and I made dozens of them - I used aluminium beer bottles, hacksaws and a car jack. I suspect you took a more elegant approach?
Sorry for the late reply Tim, it’s just the top of the smidge bottle cut off then pressed into the base, a couple of groves cut to allow the meths through. Fits it tight so seals itself.
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