Win a Fokin hoe blade this week in the Gear forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • paul wheaton
stewards:
  • Mike Jay
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Miles Flansburg
garden masters:
  • Dan Boone
  • Dave Burton
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
gardeners:
  • Shawn Klassen-Koop
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Mike Barkley

Rocket stove - hot plate.

 
pollinator
Posts: 181
9
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Ralph, happy Christmas, yes our cows are well known for their yellow butter and full fat milk, the jersey Is smaller but more hardy.
The island has become very popular in recent years with America tourist due to the 120 cruise ship visits we get each summer.
If we get several boats in on the same day, the islands population can increase by almost 10%
Also the book & now film, called The Potato Peel Society, has drawn in many thousand of tourists.

64DD24C3-13DC-44A3-99A1-6E82EC035297.jpeg
[Thumbnail for 64DD24C3-13DC-44A3-99A1-6E82EC035297.jpeg]
1DEA1F59-EA2A-4C05-ADAE-2A8A7A4214FF.jpeg
[Thumbnail for 1DEA1F59-EA2A-4C05-ADAE-2A8A7A4214FF.jpeg]
5D4F8993-18E2-4C9C-8A54-FF88F5B12F62.png
[Thumbnail for 5D4F8993-18E2-4C9C-8A54-FF88F5B12F62.png]
EECACBB3-7832-4FC7-A602-96A16DC8C7AE.jpeg
[Thumbnail for EECACBB3-7832-4FC7-A602-96A16DC8C7AE.jpeg]
30D0C386-059B-4A21-AEA2-CDB55D727EC6.jpeg
[Thumbnail for 30D0C386-059B-4A21-AEA2-CDB55D727EC6.jpeg]
 
Fox James
pollinator
Posts: 181
9
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I have made a new vortex engine with a big fire box, many implied it wouldn’t work but on it’s first run we saw over 600c that was when the glass cracked and I had to use a sauce pan lid... that started glowing red after only a few minutes!
The refectory is still fresh and wet so I guess it will go quite a bit higher after a few burns.
1E0DA8D2-D081-4E8B-B643-B0C059AAAED7.png
[Thumbnail for 1E0DA8D2-D081-4E8B-B643-B0C059AAAED7.png]
F18217FF-A38F-4B6B-A542-419EA974E7E9.png
[Thumbnail for F18217FF-A38F-4B6B-A542-419EA974E7E9.png]
 
gardener
Posts: 2987
Location: Southern alps, on the French side of the french /italian border 5000ft high Southern alpine climate.
127
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Fox, did you do tangential entry, like Takeshi Uneo, or Ppotty?
 
Fox James
pollinator
Posts: 181
9
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I used my own design as my model on the previous  page.
I will make a video but the fire is not really in use at the moment as it lives in my outdoor summer house and as it is summer, it gets far to hot inside.
I will post more results in the autumn when it will be used a couple of times a week.
I really don’t know why it works so well ... maybe the vortex or maybe the more fuel in the big box?
I don’t know if it is producing more air pollution but it heats up real quick and gets far to hot for cooking or standing near unless I restrict the air supply .
I am using my 5 min riser with 2” of ceramic fibre, I have not tried my cement riser.
 
and POOF! You're gone! But look, this tiny ad is still here:
permaculture bootcamp - learn permaculture through a little hard work
https://permies.com/wiki/bootcamp
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!