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micro(not mini) using the small propane canister(16.4 oz) as the outside shell piece !?

 
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Would one of those small ones(16.4 oz) work for the outer shell or would I have to keep loading the burn chamber every 15 min ? It would be to scale as a real j mass rocket heater. I was thinking I might be able to make 4 of them and use them as a space hater for my ice shake.
What materials should I use (heat riser, burn chamber) Perlite/cement, fire brick, cob or ducting that I can find at hardware store's. Thees are the materials I can get. I can j b welding tin/roof flashing to the shell too make it taller. Jb weld can handle up to 500 F/260 C.
 
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kenneth sanchez wrote:Would on of those small ones(16.4 oz) work for the outer shell or would I have to keep loading the burn chamber every 15 min ? It would be to scale as a real j mass rocket heater. I was thinking I might be able to make 4 of them and use them as a space hater for my ice shake.
What materials shuld I use (heat riser, burn chamber) Perlite/cement, fire brick, cob and ducting that I can find at hardware store's. Thees are the materials I can get. I can j b welding tin/roof flashing to the shell too make ic taller. Jb weld can handle up to 500 F/260 C.


Or should I look for old coffee cans ?
 
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Hi Kenneth;    Not quite sure what your plan is .  Are you building a rocket stove or a rocket mass heater ?
The build parameters are different between the two.  
Rocket stoves are for cooking or rapid short term heating.
Rocket mass heaters are for heating.
 
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thomas rubino wrote:Hi Kenneth;    Not quite sure what your plan is .  Are you building a rocket stove or a rocket mass heater ?
The build parameters are different between the two.  
Rocket stoves are for cooking or rapid short term heating.
Rocket mass heaters are for heating.


So no on a generic rocket(outdoor cooker). I will be making a few of them later for out door cooking.
But I was hopping for RMH for a space heater with some copper coils for water(gravity feed) in door.  
I just grabbed my small pro pain tank(16.4 oz) AND I C RIGHT AWAY THAT IS WAY TO SMALL.
So I went to elders home and thay had a few old coffee can's And I'll try to make one out of it for outer shell. I need to make heat riser for it now :) I was hoping I could use 2-3 of my micro RMH's for heating and gravity feed water heaters that store the water in an ice chest. So the purple is the copper. Will gravity thermal feed allow the top to drop down to a next boiler ? Ore would I have to have the copper coil arown all 3 from bottom to top Any suggestions on how to get 3 boilers/RMH to strore to a water tank ? 3 separate systems ?(6 lines) 3 cold 3 hot to tank.
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